Argentina - Valle de Uco
Monteviejo
Festivo Malbec - 2013
 
SAQ distribution :   12636727
Price :   $15.95
Format :   750 mL
Alcohol level :   14%
btl/cs :   12
availability :   in stock
 

Varietal :  

Malbec
 

Specifications :  

Dry red wine
 

Winemaking :  

- Variety : Malbec
- Age of vines : 10 years
- Yield of vines : 15-17 ton/ha
- Irrigation : drip
- Harvest : manual
- Fermentation : stainless steel tanks during 15 days
- Maturation : stainless steel tanks. No malolactic fermentation. Without the lees.
- Type of yeast : indigenous
- Fining : filtered
- Cellar : 3 years
- Decanting : no
 

Tasting :  

"A red with silky and round texture and lots of dark fruits and hints of walnuts. Chocolate too. Full body, with beautiful fruit. Wonderful quality. Pure malbec character." -James Suckling
 

Food and wine pairing :  

Marinated and grilled meat (pork, chicken). Sausages, chorizo, candied duck leg.
 

Press review :  

Vintage 2013
  • James Suckling: 91
 
 
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