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Tesco Finest The Trilogy Malbec 75Cl

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  • Suitable for vegetarians

£11.00(£11.00/75cl)

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2014 Malbec. Wine of Argentina. Mendoza

Dark violet in colour, this Malbec is full of ripe plum and chocolate flavours with a very soft, supple mouthfeel with a vanilla and black pepper finish. This premium Malbec is sourced from three exceptional high altitude vineyard sites in the Uco, Lulunta adn Agrelo valleys. This trilogy of vineyards produces Malbecs full of balance, concentration and elegance. Great with grilled, roasted or barbecued meat

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Allergy Information:

  • Contains: Egg & Sulphites
  • Free From: Mustard

Tasting Notes:

Dark violet in colour, this Malbec is full of ripe plum and chocolate flavours with a very soft, supple mouthfeel. There is a long vanilla and black pepper finish

Region of OriginMendoza
Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units10.5
ABV14% vol.
Current Vintage2013
ProducerCatena
Type of ClosureNatural
Wine MakerFelipe Stahlschmidt
Pack Quantity75
Pack Measurecl
CountryArgentina
Alcohol TypeWine
Taste CategoryD Full-bodied & fruity

Grape Variety:

Malbec

Vinification Details:

This wine goes through an extensive cold maceration for 3 days to extract aromas. The juice is then fermented for 10 days with further post-fermentation maceration of 24 days. The wine then sees French and American oak. Barrel selection varies depending on the vineyard - First, second and third use barrels are 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.

Regional Information:

Located by the Andes Mountains in west 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 to 5,000 feet, where the foothills rise steeply toward the Andes' peaks. High altitude means cool temperatures, clear air and more sunlight which develops flavour.

Storage Type:

Ambient

Storage Instructions:

This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 5 years

Alcohol Unit Other Text:

10.5 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
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Storage:

  • Store horizontally in a cool, dark place. This wine can be enjoyed now or
  • carefully stored for up to five years from purchase. Once open, drink within
  • two days.

Produced in:

Argentina

Bottled in:

Argentina

Number Of Uses:

6

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Net Contents:

75cl e

Name and Address:

Tesco Stores Ltd.,
Welwyn Garden City AL7 1GA,
U.K.

Nutrition

Nutrition
Typical Values100 ml containsEach glass (125 mL) contains
Energy332kJ (80kcal)415kJ (100kcal)
*Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ / 2000 kcal)--

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