Malbec Organic Capitulo 2 - Ruca Malen
Varietal: 100% Malbec Ph: 3.7 g/l
Appellation: Mendoza Acidity: 5.45 g/l
Alcohol %: 14.5 Age of Vines: yrs
Residual Sugar: 1.8 g/l Practice: ORGANIC
Soil: Organic vineyard in Los Chacayes. The soils are of alluvial origin, with a sandy loam profile and deep stones. The soil has good drainage, low moisture retention and is poor in organic matter.
Altitude: 1100 meters
With a deep violet color, this Malbec delights with aromas of plums and black fruits which are complemented by a perfume of herbs and wild flowers. On the palate it is full bodied, balanced, and powerful with elegant tannins that provide a smooth texture and a long, fresh finish.
Vinification: Cold maceration is carried out for the first few days, and then the juice is fermented in a stainless-steel tank.
Aging: The wine is then taken to French oak barrels where it ages for 12 months and undergoes a spontaneous malolactic fermentation.
Food Pairing: Gamey and earthy meat cuts, such as buffalo burgers, ostrich burgers, or even venison.
2022 92 pts J. Suckling