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Firemark Syrah Malbec 75Cl

Product properties

  • Suitable for vegetarians

£4.99(£4.99/75cl)

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Product information

Rich plum and black cherry flavours with subtle spice and smooth finish.

Tasting Notes

Rich plum and black cherry flavours with subtle spice and a smooth finish.

Region of OriginMendoza
Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units10.1
ABV13.5%
Current Vintage2013
ProducerConcha y Toro
Type of ClosureScrewcap
Wine MakerConcha y Toro
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountryArgentina

Grape Variety

Red Grape Blend

Vinification Details

Due to frost problems with regards to vineyards allocated in the north west area of Mendoza plus the fact that hail damage was experienced during late February it cause lower production volumes in some of the areas. This wine has been fined using bentonite and is unoaked, due to the use of steel barrels.

History

The region of Mendoza, or historically Cuyo, experienced an unprecedented wine-boom in the 19th century and early 20th century which turned it into the fifth largest wine growing area of the world and the largest in Latin America. Development of vineyards in Mendoza was sparked by the creating on the Buenos Aires-Mendoza Railroad which meant that the costly and lengthy transport by cart was no longer the only option. Demand was also increased by mass immigration, mainly from Southern Europe.

Regional Information

The Mendoza Province is one of Argentina's most important wine regions, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country's entire wine production. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at the some of the highest altitudes in the world with the average site located 1,970–3,610 feet (600–1,100 meters) above sea level.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

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

Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphites

Storage

Store in a cool dark place. To enjoy at its best drink within a 1 year of

purchase. Once open drink within two days.

Instructions

Standard Frozen Guidelines

No

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