Terrazas Reserva MALBEC 2007

Technical data

Wine type:
Red

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2007

Tasting notes

Sight: Deep violet, with ruby highlights.

Nose: Intense notes of black cherries, figs and sour cherry jam, followed by a delicate violet perfume. Spicy notes, like white pepper, and liquorices.Barrel ageing contributes with a caramel and vanilla touches.

Mouth: Stands by its intensity and balance. With firm and well rounded tannins, offers a long mouth finish. Results in an extremely elegant wine.


Vineyard

Region: Mendoza (Upper Mendoza River Region)
Localidad: Vistalba
Altitude: 1050 meters asl
Soil: Shallow, sand-free, permeable soils. Significant fluctuation between day an night termperatur. Vines irrigated by traditional system with the Andes Moutain now melt.
Age: 80 years
Vintage: Hand-harvested grapes pass through hand-sorting tables.
Yield: 3.87 tons/acre

Region: Mendoza (Uco Valley)
Localidad: La Consulta
Altitude: 1100 meters asl
Soil: Shallow, sand-free, permeable soils. Significant fluctuation between day an night termperatur. Vines irrigated by traditional system with the Andes Moutain now melt.
Age: 40 years
Vintage: Hand-harvested grapes pass through hand-sorting tables.
Yield: 3.87 tons/acre

Winemaking

Vat: Stainless still tank up to 20.000 lts.
Alcoholic fermentation: It´s realized between 28 – 30°C
Malolactic fermentation: It is done after alcoholic fermentacion has ocurred.
Maceration: 3 or 4 weeks. Delestages and 10 pumpovers during fermentation enhanced the wine’s extraction.
Winery aging: 24 months
Oak aging: 12 months
Bottle aging: 8 months

Analysis

Alcohol: 14.1%


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Calification

Argentina Wine Awards (2010) Silver