Matias Riccitelli The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree Malbec 2017


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£111.36 Price Per Case ( 6 Bottles )

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Country - Argentina

Region - Mendoza

Grape Varieties - Malbec 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Matias Riccitelli

Tasting notes - Deep purple in colour, with beautiful aromas of wild dark fruits, vanilla and chocolate on the nose. This is a complex and rich Malbec with smooth ripe tannins and a long finish.

Awards
90Pts, Robert Parker, 2017

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Intense and mouthfilling with wonderful aromas of parma violets and lavender.


Producer Note
Matias Riccitelli is the son of renowned winemaker Jorge Riccitelli. Having worked at some of the most prestigious wineries in Argentina and several vintages around the world, Matias used his experience, knowledge and passion and set up his own winery in 2009. His vineyards cover 50 hectares located in three selected sites within the premium growing region of Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza. This is a young and dynamic project in which Matias is seeking to express the full potential of Argentine terroir.


Vintage
2015 was an atypical year in Mendoza, with higher rainfall than the annual average during the months of February and March. The wines have an excellent aromatic intensity.


Vineyard
The grapes are hand picked from Matias Riccitelli's Perdriel vineyard in Lujan de Cuyo (50%) and Gualtallary (50%) in Uco Valley. The average age of the vines is 15 years and they typically yield 7000kg per hectare. A green harvest is performed in December to concentrate the flavours in the remaining berries. Harvest takes place manually in small trays of 20kg in order to protect the grapes.


Winemaking
Meticulous sorting of the grapes was performed by hand, prior to vinification in order to select only the best grapes. A cool maceration took place over five days, followed by the fermentation at controlled temperatures of between 26 and 28°C. The fermentation took place in small concrete vats with indigenous yeasts. 20% of the grapes were fermented as whole clusters. The wine was matured in used French oak barrels for a period of 12 months.


Tasting Note
Deep purple in colour, with beautiful aromas of wild dark fruits, vanilla and chocolate on the nose. This is a complex and rich Malbec with smooth ripe tannins and a long finish.


Serving Suggestion
This is a delicious red which accompanies grilled meats, pasta with rich meat sauces and soft cheeses.


Grape
Malbec 100%

Awards
90Pts, Robert Parker, 2017

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Vintage
2017
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
Mendoza

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Matias Riccitelli The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree Malbec 2017

Country - Argentina

Region - Mendoza

Grape Varieties - Malbec 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Matias Riccitelli

Tasting notes - Deep purple in colour, with beautiful aromas of wild dark fruits, vanilla and chocolate on the nose. This is a complex and rich Malbec with smooth ripe tannins and a long finish.

Awards
90Pts, Robert Parker, 2017

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