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2018 RAW Malbec

2018 RAW Malbec
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Malbec
Appellation
Niagara Peninsula
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$64.80
/ 750ml
SKU: RWMB18750

Appellation: Four Mile Creek
A.B.V: 14.0%
R.S.: <3 g/l
T.A.: 5.9 g/l

Source: Reddecopp Farms – Four Mile Creek

Winemaker’s Notes: The fruit was mature enough that we did not have to dry it too much so we only dried it for 6 days in the kiln. After that, whole bunches were transferred into the stainless tank and given 10 days of carbonic maceration with CO2. The fruit was destemmed to concrete for 7 days of skin contact to get more colour and structure. Finally we pressed it into a 2000L concrete tank where the juice fermented and aged for 8 months and it was bottled unfiltered.

Sommelier's Notes: Well this is interesting, and varietally correct from my experience with Malbec’s done in this style. The carbonic fermentation is obvious on the nose, having elevated wild berry and a slight floral lift. There are some herbal and tea undertones with a barnyard finish from the Brettanomyces. If you love old-world yet geeky wines, this is for you. The palate is fresh and the tannins are already integrated. I really enjoy this wine.

Spec Sheet: – Download PDF –

Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Malbec
Appellation
Niagara Peninsula

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