La Esquina Malbec 2013
By La Esquina
Grape Variety: 100% Malbec
Region of Origin: Maipu, Mendoza
Vineyard Details: Alluvial soil and flat irrigation.
Climate: Dry and continental with great sun exposure allowing perfect ripening.
Vine Cultivation: Vertical shoot position trellising.
Harvest Details: Picked by hand last week of March.
Yield: 12.000 kg/Ha.
Vinification: Grapes were destemmed and crushed. Maceration before fermentation. 10 days of fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 25-29'C. Natural malolactic fermentation.
Pre-Bottling Operations: Filtration with diatoms and membranes.
Total Acidity: 4.50 g/l tartaric acid
Residual Sugar: 2.4 g/l
Color: Brilliant red with violet hues.
Aromas: A fine mix of red fruit and fresh herbs.
Palate: Well-balanced in the mouth with firm and silky tannins.
Serving Temperature: 16-18’C
Food Pairing: Enjoy it with stew or spicy red meats.
[Information provided by Superior Wine Selections]