Prices are per bottle & sold per case of 6
Perfumed notes on the nose, give way to rich mulberry and dark cherry tones on the palate. The wine shows full but finely structured tannins, that although restrained now will reward well with a couple of years of bottle maturation.
LE POMMIER MALBEC 2018
IN THE VINEYARD
Situation: East and north-south facing row direction
Distance from sea: Approximately 23.5km
Soil Type: Gritty sand, scree covering granite, deposits of weathering products of granite
Age of vines: 15 years
Trellising: Vertical hedge
Picking date: March 2018
Yield: 4 tons/ha average
14.49% Alcohol; 1.28g/L RS; 3.6 pH; 5.24 TA; 0.58 VA
IN THE CELLAR
Fermentation Temp: 28-30ºC
Yeast: Bordeaux Red
Fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks. Duration of fermentation was 8 days. It was pumped over twice a day for optimum colour and tannin extraction. When fermented dry it was pressed into French oak barrels.
Malolactic fermentation: Barrel
Wood aging: 12 months in French oak,
1/2 in third fill and 1/2 in fourth fill
Can be enjoyed now and will mature well over the next 5-8 years, if stored correctly.
This is an excellent partner with lamb, most meat dishes and venison.
Per Bottle, Per Case