Terrazas de los Andes Malbec 75cl 15% ABV
Terrazas de los Andes Single Vineyard Las Compuertas Malbec is Terrazas’ flagship Malbec. The grapes for this wine are from the Las Compuertas vineyard located Lujan de Cuyo in the Mendoza wine-growing region. The vineyard is situated 1067 metres above sea level (3200 ft) and the vines are ungrafted stock planted in 1929. The grapes for this wine are hand-harvested and undergo cluster and berry selection followed by gravity feeding into the fermentation tanks. The wine undergoes alcoholic fermentation with a soft maceration for 30 days combined with pigeage and delestage. The wine is aged in new French oak barrels for 18 to 20 months with minimum of 12 bottles in bottle prior to release.
Intense purple colour with violet shades with an amazing nose combining intensity with precision. Ripe fruit and sweet character of blackberry, plum, red fruit marmalade. It rounds off with elegant notes of pepper, bay and cinnamon.