Tomero Gran Reserva
Gran Reserva Malbec 2016
Finca Los Álamos – Alto Valle de Uco
Sandy loam with pebbles, medium-low fertility. Low percentage of organic material. Good drainage and low salinity.
Including a 3-day cold prefermentative maceration. The wine was fermented in concrete vats without an epoxy coating for 17 to 20 days. The cap was subjected to punching down and pumping over. Fermentation took place at 25° C (77° F).
Color: A dark red with violet highlights.
Aroma: dark fruit, subtle flowery notes and a herbal touch. This wine’s complexity results from its long aging in French oak barrels, with has also lent it complex spicy notes.
Palate: very well-structured and fresh, offering tannins with very good texture and a sweet finish.
Harsh winters and hot summers with temperate or hot days and very cold nights. The daily temperature range is about 15º C during the growing development stage, favoring a very good production of color and tannins.
Meat, pasta, stews, legumes, mature cheese.
The wine was first aged in 225-liter French oak barrels. The second aging stage took place in a 3,500-liter foudre for 18 months in total, to be further aged in the bottle for another twelve.
ABV: 14 %.
Total Acidity: 6 g/l.
Reducing sugars: 1.98 g/l.