Finca Suarez Gran Malbec 2014
Varietal: 100% Malbec
Origin: Our vineyards in Paraje Altamira, Mendoza, Argentina
Altitude 1100 m.a.s.l. (3609 feet)
Calcareous Soil of alluvial origin
Vines 15 years old
Yield: 6000 kilograms per hectare or 2.83 tons per acre
Cold maceration: 3 days at 10ºC (50 F)
Fermentation: with indigenous yeasts, for 25 days between 26º and 32ºC (78.8 – 89.6 F)
100% Malolactic fermentation
Aging: 100% of the wine in French Foudre for 18 months.
Acidity/pH: 5,02/ 3.8
Service temperature between 15º and 18º C (59 and 64.5 F)
To drink now or age up to 20 years.
Bright violet red color.
In nose, one can find black and red fruits, spices and a hint of floral and mineral freshness.
In mouth, crunchy acidity, chalky texture, full bodied with long finish.