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Tesco Finest Malbec Rose 2010

Tasting Notes

A richly flavoured rose with flavours of red Cherry, redcurrent and hints of mulberry jam with a smooth, fruity finish.


Region of OriginMendoza
Wine ColourRosé
Alcohol Units10.1
ABV13.5%
Current Vintage2013
ProducerThe Wines of Catena
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerFelipe Sthalschmidt
Pack Quantity750
Pack Measureml
CountryArgentina

Grape Variety

100% Malbec Rose

Vinification Details

The grapes for this Malbec Rose were picked in February and March 2013, distemmend and immediately sent for maceration and to press. The juice was cold settled and racked off heavy lees prior to fermentation, which occurred in upright tanks during 10 days at low temperatures of 15/17 °C. No oak aging was used.

History

From the very beginning The Wines of Catena set out to discover the best places to plant vineyards in Mendoza, identifying the best microclimates for Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Malbec. In addition, new techniques of cluster thinning and harvest practices were implemented to further increase concentration. This research program also led to the conclusion that the poor soils near the Andes, were actually ideal for quality viticulture. And that the desert climate was an asset because it allowed vineyard managers to control quality and hang time through strict irrigation control. Winemaker Felipe Stahlshmidt is an avid andinista that has climbed the mighty Aconcagua Mountain 7 times!

Regional Information

Tucked under the massive shoulders of the Andes Mountains in west central Argentina, the province of Mendoza is renowned for housing some of the best winegrowing regions of Argentina. The character of Mendoza wines is forged in high altitude desert vineyards irrigated by mineral-rich snowmelt from glaciers and snowfields. Altitudes range from 1,000 feet to around 5,000 feet, where the foothills rise steeply toward the Andes' peaks. High altitude means cool temperatures and clear air, and clear air means more sunlight for building flavor in the grapes, helping to make Mendoza the source of Argentina's well-earned reputation for top quality, unique wines.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage

Store in a cool, dark place. This wine can be enjoyed now or carefully stored for up to 1 year from purchase. Once open drink within 2 days.

Storage Instructions

To enjoy this wine at its best, drink within 1 year of purchase.

Allergy Information

Contains: Milk, Egg & Sulphites

Storage

Store in a cool dark place. Best enjoyed within 5 years of purchase, once

opened consume within 3 days.

Instructions

Standard Frozen Guidelines

No

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