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Argentina, Uco Valley - Mendoza

Antucura

Antucura Malbec 2016

90 pts James Suckling - Aromas of blackberries and hints of dark-chocolate follow through to a medium body, firm tannins and a fresh finish.

Tasting Notes



VEGAN FRIENDLY!

Intense and brilliant color, with violet reflections. The nose is perceived typicality of Malbec ripe red fruit and floral aromas. The palate entry denotes a full, soft and lush with sweet tannins and very present, has a final round with notes of cherries, sour cherries and blackberries.

Food Accompaniments

All kinds of assorted griled meats


Awards, Reviews and other Notes

90 pts James Suckling
Aromas of blackberries and hints of dark-chocolate follow through to a medium body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now.

89 pts Wine Spectator
Minerally, with richness to the dried berry, cherry and plum pudding flavors that are well-cut. Floral and black licorice notes fill the finish. Drink now through 2021. 3,000 cases made.



Winemaker Notes

Harvest: Manual, in 18 Kg plastic bins. Production: Double selection of clusters and grape: fermentation to 24-26 degrees centigrade in stainless steel tanks of 100-150 hl.; extended maceration during 30-45 days: natural malolactic fermentation. Aging: Three months in French oak barrels for second use. Then six months in bottle under light, humidity and temperature.



Chemical Analysis

Price

SKU

Varietal

Alcohol: 13.7%
PH: 3.8
Total Acid: 4.62
Residual Sugar: 2.25
Free/Total Sulfur: 64 mg/l

$16.99

13023

Malbec


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