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Norton Malbec 750ml
Sku: 12620
Product Rating
Product Information
Country: Argentina
Region: Cuyo
Sub-Region: Mendoza
Grape Varietal: Malbec
Type: Still wine
 
Reg. $8.99

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Deep red color with violet highlights. Complex aroma of plums and mature black fruits, licorice and black pepper. Delicate, spicy notes. Tannins of firm, sweet and mature texture. Very good concentration. Round, wide in the middle of the mouth, long and harmonious finish.

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Wine maker notes
Vinification: Traditional method, barreled, 8-day fermentation with native yeast, skin maceration for 18 days and later malolactic fermentation.

Aging in oak: 18 months in French oak containers with quarterly racking. The wine is bottled and stowed in the winery basement.


Technical notes
Vineyard location: Lujn de Cuyo Climate and soil: Moderate and temperate climate with sunny days and cool nights. Scarce rainfall (below 200 millimeters/year) Age of vineyards: 60-80 years Vinification: Traditional method, barreled, 8-day fermentation with native yeast, skin maceration for 18 days and later malolactic fermentation. Aging in oak: 18 months in French oak containers with quarterly racking. The wine is bottled and stowed in the winery basement. Serving temperature: To be drunk at about 18C (64F)