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Callia Malbec 750ml
Sku: 35050
The grapes are cultivated from vineyards located in Caucete, at 650 meters (2,133 feet) above sea level, in alluvial, sandy-textured soil. The vines are drip irrigated with snowmelt runoff f ...more
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Country: Argentina
Region: Cuyo
Sub-Region: San Juan
Appellation: Tulum
Grape Varietal: Malbec
Type: Still wine
 
Reg. $8.99

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Color - Medium ruby with purplish tints Bouquet - Beautiful red fruits such as plums and cherries Taste - A balanced mouthfeel with flavors of redcurrant and black cherry supported by sweet, round tannins. It culminates in a long finish with notes of cloves and cinnamon

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The grapes are cultivated from vineyards located in Caucete, at 650 meters (2,133 feet) above sea level, in alluvial, sandy-textured soil. The vines are drip irrigated with snowmelt runoff from the Andes, providing the optimum amount of water to each plant. Vines are trained on trellis.
Wine maker notes
The grapes are hand-harvested and clusters are manually selected before de-stemming. Pre-fermentative maceration is performed at 12C for 72 hours. Fermentation takes place at 24C for 10 days. The wine is then aged in stainless steel tanks for 5 months.

Technical notes
13.5% abv

Food pairing
Due to the character of young red wines like Callia Alta, serve this wine slightly cooler than you would serve older red wines. A temperature of 15C - 16C is ideal as it allows for the integration of fruity flavors and the tannic structure of this wine.