Reserva Malbec 2017
Finca Los Álamos – Alto Valle de Uco
Sandy loam with pebbles, medium-low fertility. Low percentage of organic material. Good drainage and low salinity.
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 temperature: 25 ºC / 77 ºF.
Color: Deep purplish red with inky hues.
Nose: fresh red fruits, among which plums stand out on a background of mint, vanilla and white chocolate.
Palate: Sweet on the attack, with velvety tannins. A vibrant wine offering good acidity.
Outstanding structure, with a smooth, persistent 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.
Aged for 12 months in 225-liter oak barrels, 500-liter casks and 3500 liter fourdres, and further aged in the bottle for another six.
Total Acidity: 5.45 g/l
Reducing sugars: 2.06g/l