Martin Alsina – Single Vineyard Reserve Malbec
Grape variety: 100% Malbec
Region of Origin: Vistalba (Luján de Cuyo), 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: by hand in 15 kg cases, picked between April 8th and 20th. Yield: 6,000 kg/ha
Vinification: grapes were destemmed and crushed. Cold skin contact before fermentation. 12 days of fermentation in stainless steel tanks at 27-29ºC. Délestages. Maceration after fermentation. Natural malolactic fermentation.
Ageing process: French oak barrels for 12 months. Bottle storage for 12 months.
Colour: garnet red with bluish tints.
Aroma: perfectly ripe red fruits. A great range of from the oak are appreciable too; vanilla, smoke, toast and spices.
Palate: concentrated, expressive and, appetising. Silky tannins make way for a flood of sensations on the palate, ending long and convincing.
Alcohol content: 14.80 %Vol (20º C)
Total acidity: 5.50 g/l tartaric acid
Residual Sugar: 1.90 g/l
Serving Temperature: 16-18ºC / Cellar up to 6 years