Tinamú or American Partridge, ancestral birds of the New World. They inhabit from the southern United States to Patagonia. The Spanish colonizers called it partridge because of its great resemblance, in appearance and customs, to the Spanish partridge.
VARIETAL COMPOSITION :
60% Malbec / 25% Cabernet Franc / 10% Petit Verdot / 5% Tannat
Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo. 1030 meters above sea level.
Intense purplish red color. Plums and currants aromas accompanied by notes of violets, chocolate, vanilla and coffee. Also pepper and spices. It keeps fresh fruits on palate. It is a fleshy and well balanced wine with ripe and sweet tannins. This wine is characterized by an endless number of attributes that can be summed up in elegance, balance, softness and persistence. It is an easy wine to drink and enjoy. Ideal combination with haute cuisine dishes, big game and wild birds dishes and also semi-hard and hard smoked cheeses with long aging.
Cold pre-fermentation maceration at 6-8 °C for one week. Addition of selected yeasts. Alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature between 26-28 °C for 10/12 days. Total fermentation-maceration time 35 days with three daily pumping overs and délestages at the beginning.
|HARVEST||Manual 17kg boxes.|
|AGING||24 months in new oak barrels. 70% French oak and 30% American oak. Stowage: 1 year.|
|AGING POTENTIAL||10-15 years.|
|PACKAGING||Wood case 6 x 750 ml.
wood case 1 x 750 ml.