Saurus Select Malbec 2010

Technical data

Wine type:
Red

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2010
Winemaker:
- Puppato, Leonardo

Tasting notes

Sight: This Malbec features to the sight an intense dark purplish red.

Nose: There are some ripe red fruit aromas such as currants, plums and sour berries melt with some spicy hints to the nose. The barrel ageing brings some vanilla and coffee notes.

Mouth: The mouth-feel is pleasant and well balanced and the long, the lingering finish is dominated by sweet, velvety tannins.


Vineyard

Name: María y Adelina
Region: Patagonia (Neuquén)
Altitude: 350 meters asl
Soil: Clayey soil.
Age: 11 years
Vintage: Manual harvest.
Yield: 3.44 tons/acre

Winemaking

Alcoholic fermentation: In stainless steel tanks with culture enzymes and yeasts.
Malolactic fermentation: 60% in stainless steel tanks (spontaneous) and 40% in oak barrels (induced).
Maceration: Three days in cold with carbonic gas, then eight-day fermentation and finally seventeen-day maceration.
Winery aging: 12 months
Oak aging: 12 months
Bottle aging: 12 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 14%
Total acidity: 5 g/l
Volatile acidity: 3 g/l


Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 64°F
Home aging: 2 years

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Puppato, Leonardo

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Puppato, Leonardo
Age: 44
Education: Winemaker