Callia Alta Shiraz Malbec 2010

Technical data

Winery: Callia
Wine type:
Blend

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2010
Winemaker:
- Morales, José

Tasting notes

Sight: it is a deep purplish-red colored and vivacious wine, showing the typicity of the Malbec

Nose: it offers aromas of ripe figs, cinnamon and liquorice, revealing the presence of the shiraz in this blend. Red fruit aromas, such as plums and cherries, typical of the Malbec, are also perceived

Mouth: with a great freshness and marked balance, this wine is complex, well-structured and silky, with sweet, ripe and harmonious tannins


Vineyard

Name: Fincas Callia SA
Region: San Juan Valleys (San Juan)
Localidad: Valle del Tulum
Altitude: 630 meters asl
Age: 30 years
Vintage: hand-harvested
Yield: 5.16 tons/acre

Winemaking

Vat: stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation: cultured yeast
Malolactic fermentation: natural
Maceration: 48 hours at 50º F
Oak aging: 3 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 13.4%
Total acidity: 5.8 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0.35 g/l
Reducing sugar: 4.5 g/l
Extract: 32 g/l
Free sulfur dioxide: 35 mg/l
Total sulfur dioxide: 80 mg/l


Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 61°F
Home aging: 2 years


Morales, José

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Morales, José
Education: Winemaker graduated from Universidad Juan Agustín Maza

Export destinations

  • United States United States