2019

Bodega Estancia Mendoza Estate Malbec Cabernet Franc

In just 15 years Bodega Estancia Mendoza has grown to become one of the 5 best-selling wine brands in Argentina and in 2017, the winery was recognised as one of the top 5 most awarded Argentinean wineries by the World Rankings of Wine & Spirits. The winery is located in the highlands of Mendoza, in a region known as the Uco Valley.

With crops at 1,100 metres above sea level, its high altitude and unique terroir of stony soils, natural irrigation of mineralised meltwater from the great Andes mountains and a climate of intensely hot summers and snowy winters all combines together to produce grapes and wines of intense flavour and elegance. It really is like no other place on earth and the wines produced from there are equally as unique

The grapes for this wine were hand harvested from vineyards across the Southern region of the Uco Valley from Tunuyan to Tupungato in the first half of April. The grapes were gently pressed and then fermented for 10 days in temperature controlled tanks at 25-27°C with pump-overs and daily delestages to ensure more fruit character in the final wine. They were then aged for 10 months in second use French Oak barrels  before being left to mature for a further 4 months in bottle.

£12.00 Inc. VAT 75cl

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SKU: EST-MEN-MAL-CAB-19 Categories: , , , , ,
APPELLATION

Southern and central region of Uco Valley

PROFILE

Full Bodied & Smooth

VARIETAL

55% MALBEC – 45% CABERNET FRANC

VINTAGE

2019

ALCOHOL

13.5%

VOLUME

75cl

Wine specs

Tasting notes

Wine Style

This Malbec Cabernet Franc has been crafted to deliver both a full bodied palate with weight and length but also exceptional fruit flavours to give a wine that is complex, smooth and delicious.

Colour

Deep ruby red colours

Nose

Elegant and complex nose revealing red fruits such as raspberries and cherries, and spices reminiscent of black pepper.

Palate

Velvety palate with integrated tannins suggesting dark chocolate and plums, leading to finish remarkable for its great structure and personality.

Peak Drinking

The finesse and balance of this wine makes it appealing now but with careful cellaring, this wine will keep for up to 5 years.

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