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Quara Estate Bottled Malbec, Cafayate Valley

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Produced by Felix Lavaque who boast a 140 year history and 5 generations of winemakers.  They were the first to plant noble vines in Cafayate, Salta (where you find the highest altitude vineyards in the World).
Variety:     100% Malbec
Region:      Cafayate Valley, Salta
Altitude:     1,800 meters above sea level
Alcohol:      13.5%
Oak:            Lightly oaked
Colour:        Intense ruby-red with violet hues

Vinification:  Cold maceration for 48 hours at 5 degrees, then fermentation with selected yeasts at a controlled temperature between 24 and 26 degrees for 10 days.  During this process two daily remontages and one delestage took place in order to have an even colour and structure.  Total maceration for 3 weeks with a period of malolactic fermentation.

A fine nose of red cherries, blackcurrants and hers move to a delicately structure palate.  Soft tannins and subtle acidity support the well rounded flavours of plums, mulberries and cherries.

The soft tannins, fresh acidity and herb notes will work well with thyme and rosemary crusted roast lamb.

Vintage: 2017
Colour: Red
Variety: Malbec
Producer: Finca Quara
Origin: Argentina & Uruguay
Style: Smooth, Medium Bodied Red Wines
When to Drink: Wines to Drink Now
Bottle Size: 75cl
Bin Number: 1707

This is full flavoured and powerful, definitely a foody wine.

M de Grand Malbec, IGP Vin de Pays d'Oc


Very approachable and a fabulous alternative to Argentinian Malbecs. Colour: Red
Variety: Malbec
Style: Smooth, Medium Bodied Red Wines
Origin: France
Vintage: 2015
Bottle Size: 75cl

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