Ampakama Malbec 2008

Technical data

Winery: Casa Montes
Wine type:
Red

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2008
Winemaker:
- Pelegrina, Pedro

Tasting notes

Sight: Intense purplish red color

Nose: Complex nose which combines red fruit aromas, such as cherry and morello cherry, with spiced notes

Mouth: Pleasant fresh wine with sweet tannins


Vineyard

Region: San Juan Valleys (San Juan)
Localidad: Caucete
Altitude: 700 meters asl
Soil: Rocky and sandy soil that allows an excellent drainage
Age: 17 years
Vintage: Hand-harvested
Yield: 3.01 tons/acre

Winemaking

Vat: Stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation: Complete in tanks at controlled temperature
Malolactic fermentation: Natural and complete
Maceration: 15 days
Winery aging: 6 months
Oak aging: 0 months
Bottle aging: 22 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 14.0%
Total acidity: 5.1 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0.4 g/l
Reducing sugar: 4.0 g/l
Extract: 32.3 g/l


Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 64°F
Pairings: Ideal match for all kind of red meat
Home aging: 3 years

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Pelegrina, Pedro

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Pelegrina, Pedro
Age: 50
Education: Postgraduate course in viticulture and oenology in Fac. Juan A Maza

Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: Argentina is blessed with great diversity in terms of soils and climate, which combined with the talent of its human resources, results in obtaining fine wines. Nevertheless, there is still a long way to go in order to achieve specific regional identification with each variety.

Export destinations

  • Germany Germany
  • Belgium Belgium
  • Peru Peru
  • China China
  • Brazil Brazil