Chalten Malbec Colección 2009

Technical data

Winery: Dos Andes Wines
Wine type:
Red

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2009
Winemaker:
- Herrera, Pablo

Tasting notes

Sight: A ruby red color. This classic Argentine wine acquires a unique character in our region.

Nose: Of great intensity, it presents itself as voluminous with aromas of preserves and fresh raisins, that combine with the typical vanilla and fits in smoothly with the oak.

Mouth: Its great structure swiftly fills the mouth in a frank and direct way.


Vineyard

Name: Finca Harvest
Region: Patagonia (Neuquén)
Altitude: 250 meters asl
Soil: sandy loam soil
Age: 12 years
Vintage: Manual Harvest
Yield: 4.30 tons/acre

Winemaking

Vat: Stainless steal
Alcoholic fermentation: 20 days with natural yeast
Malolactic fermentation: Spontaneous in stainless steal tanks
Maceration: Post fermenattive during 20 days
Winery aging: 12 months
Oak aging: 6 months
Bottle aging: 2 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 14.5%
Total acidity: 5.3 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0.56 g/l
Reducing sugar: 3.8 g/l
Extract: 30 g/l
Free sulfur dioxide: 30 mg/l
Total sulfur dioxide: 100 mg/l


Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 64°F
Pairings: Haute cuisine dishes with detailed and elegant preparation. A selection that seeks harmony and subtle and complex sensations.
Home aging: 10 years

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Herrera, Pablo

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Herrera, Pablo
Age: 39

Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: regarding winemaking in Patagonia, we can say that it has made progress by leaps and bounds over the last 10 years. This resurgence can be seen in the great quality of its wines, not just in terms of emblematic varietals like Pinot Noir and Merlot, but also traditional ones like Malbec. Today the challenge is to continue discovering new terroirs in this immense landscape and to be able to acquire an own identity that sticks in the minds of consumers around the world

Wine story

Wine that faithfully expresses Patagonia’s style: Intense fruit and voluminous mouth.

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