Tesco Finest South African Malbec 75Cl
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2015 Malbec. Wine of Origin Western Cape. Wine of South Africa.
The vineyards lie in the foothills of the imposing mountain range in the Western Cape. Made for us by the dynamic winemaker Hermias Hugo, with energy and enthusiasm. An elegant, structured wine with deliciously intense flavours of ripe plum, blackberry, black cherry and a hint of spice. Great with chargrilled steak, pizza or tomato based pasta dishes.
- Contains: Sulphites
An elegant, structured wine with delicious intense flavours of ripe plum, blackberry, black cherry and a hint of spice. Great with chargrilled steak, pizza or tomato based dishes.
|Region of Origin||Western Cape|
|Producer||Home of Origin Wine (Pty) Ltd.|
|Type of Closure||Screwcap|
|Wine Maker||Hermias Hugo|
|Taste Category||D - Rich & fruity|
The grapes are harvested & sorted manually. After the selection process is completed, the berries are gently destalked and then proceed to the fermentation tanks. During the fermentation the berries and juice are cooled down to 5◦C for a cold maceration. After three days yeasts are added. Once complete the juice is separated from the berries to be pressed. The juice is transferred into virgin French oak barrels to obtain structure, complexity and maturity.
The vines were planted between 2000 and 2004. Choice of cultivar clone and rootstock were well selected in the rich soils that the Western Cape offers. Vines are pruned to deliver well balanced crop and vineyard practices gets managed accordingly. The need for irrigation gets monitored on a weekly basis to ensure the vines never stress during ripening phase.
Warm summers allow berries to ripen fully and concentrate flavours for aromatic reds.
This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 5 years
Alcohol Unit Other Text:
10.9 UK Units per bottle
1.8 UK units per 125ml glass
Know Your Limits
UK Chief Medical Officers recommend adults do not regularly exceed:
Men: 3-4 units daily
Women: 2-3 units daily
- Store in a cool dark place. This wine can be enjoyed now or carefully stored
- for up to five year from purchase. Once open, drink within two days.
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|Typical Values||100ml contain||Each glass (125ml) contains|
|Energy||347kJ (84kcal)||433kJ (104kcal)|
|*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)||-||-|
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