Lujan de Cuyo
Alamos Malbec 201875cl
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|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2018 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Lujan de Cuyo (Mendoza, Argentina)|
|Winery:||Bodega Catena Zapata|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Bonarda, Malbec, Syrah|
Description of Alamos Malbec 2018
Alamos Malbec 2018 (Bonarda, Malbec and Syrah)
- View: deep purple, violet reflexes.
- Nose: intense black fruit with light floral notes and toast.
- Mouth: highly concentrated, with pronounced flavors of cassis and raspberries, I leave a slight chocolate and sweet spice from aging. long finish, with ripe, silky tannins.
VINEYARD: Vineyards located in Argentina's Mendoza region, at an altitude of between 900 and 1,500 metros.Viñedos located in Argentina's Mendoza region, at an altitude of between 900 and 1,500 meters. Soils rich in minerals.
GRAPES: 85% Malbec, 10% Bonarda and 5% Syrah.
AGEING: Aged between 6 and 8 months in barrels of French and American oak.
PREPARATION: handpicking, 2 or 3 days of cold maceration-fermentation and 8 to 12 days in conical fermentation vertical tanks at a temperature of between 26 and 29 ° C. Performing periodic pumpovers for further extraction of flavors and color. Malolactic complete.
PAIRING: veal, lamb and poultry.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12-14 ° C
How to serve
In 1994, Nicolas and his team were confident they had identified the best lots for growing Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. First, Jose Galante, winemaker since 1975, bottling a small cut grapes from the oldest and most uniform batches of Uxmal vineyard (which later was called because of its location Agrelo vineyard in the district of Agrelo). 300 cases were divided wine Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon.More about the Winery