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Kaiken Malbec Bonarda Petit Verdot

2015

In a Nutshell

A style of Malbec with surprising elegance

Tasting Notes

With a deep brilliant purplish red colour, this wine has fruit notes of plums and spices such as thyme. The palate displays the silky character of Malbec framed by the structure and freshness of Petit Verdot. The finish reveals interesting notes of fresh fruit from Bonarda.

Production Notes

The fruit for our Terroir Series Malbec was hand-picked into 15kg-trays to preserve the berries, which were then selected manually in the winery to ensure fruit quality. Must was fermented in small tanks under optimum conditions preserving vineyard character and qualities. Alcoholic fermentation was conducted at 26ºC approximately for seven days, followed by post-fermentation maceration at 10ºC for approximately 15 days. Finally the wine was aged for 10 months using a combination of new and used French oak barrels.

Grape Blend

80%

Malbec

15%

Bonarda

5%

Petit Verdot

Kaiken Malbec Bonarda Petit Verdot

Detailed Information

Type

Red

Country

Argentina

Region

Mendoza

Vintage

2015

Size

0.75L

ABV

14.5%

Grape

Bonarda, Malbec, Petit Verdot

Closure

Cork

£10.80

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