Amaranto Malbec 2006

Technical data

Winery: Furlotti
Wine type:
Red

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2006

Tasting notes

Sight: Deep purple color with violet hues.

Nose: Great bouquet of floral notes. Notes such as pepper, green leaves, red fruits, green herbs, spicy notes. Notes of vegetables.

Mouth: Smooth, fresh opening on palate. Well-developed notes of ripe fruits combined with medium-intense acidity. Strong body structure, strong tannin structure, long finish supported by notes of ripe fruits, silky tannins and leafy notes.


Vineyard

Region: Mendoza (Upper Mendoza River Region)
Altitude: 800 meters asl
Soil: Loam,alluvial
Age: 60 years
Vintage: Hand-picked
Yield: 4.30 tons/acre

Region: Mendoza (Uco Valley)

Winemaking

Vat: Concrete and stainless steel tanks.
Alcoholic fermentation: Classic fermentation with 3 Classic fermentation with three pump-overs per day.Wild yeast during the whole winemaking process. Temperatures between 25 – 27 C°
Maceration: Cold marceration during 4 days on 9C° .Post-fermented maceration for 5-10 days.
Winery aging: 12 months
Bottle aging: 6 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 14.2%
Total acidity: 5.43 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0.6 g/l
Reducing sugar: 2.32 g/l
Extract: 31.45 g/l
Free sulfur dioxide: 18 mg/l
Total sulfur dioxide: 120 mg/l


Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 64°F
Pairings: Beef and pasta.
Home aging: 3 years

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Durigutti, Pablo Orlando

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Durigutti, Pablo Orlando
Age: 35
Education: Winemaker graduated from Don Bosco Faculty
Studies abroad: Italy

Opinion: Very fruity and powerful medium-bodied wine. Perfectly balanced structure, fruit forward with well integrated oak. Its sweet and fine tannins leave a silky feeling on the palate. This wine can be enjoyed on its own or can be paired with food.
Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: Argentina is growing in the wine world at a slow but firm pace. Propelled by Malbec sales and a good value, the wines have enhanced the image of our country which has been positioned as an excellent wine producer in the most competitive markets