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Piattelli Vineyards Cafayate Classic Malbec 2021

£113.54
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6 bottle(s) at £18.92 per bottle.
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AHD58615211
 

Piattelli Vineyards Cafayate Classic Malbec 2021

  • Grapes Malbec 100%
  • Country Argentina
  • Region Salta
  • Abv 14.5 %
  • ResidualSugar: 2.5
    Contains Sulphites: Yes
    Vegetarian/Vegan: Yes/Yes
    Milk/Eggs: No/No
    Organic: No
    Biodynamic: No
  • Case size 6 / 75cl
  • The smooth cool-climate Classic Malbec delights the senses with an aromatic bouquet of ripe plum, blueberry, blackberry and violet. With great structure on the palate, the vibrant fruit flavours are beautifully balanced through to a fresh and charming finish.
2x cases 10% off

The grapes were carefully selected. Fermentation took place with selected yeasts in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures of 25 °C, lasting 10 days. The press wine and free-run wine were separated and underwent malolactic conversion resulting in a softer palate. Maturation took place in 225-litre French and American oak barrels of second and third use, lasting eight months.

The smooth cool-climate Classic Malbec delights the senses with an aromatic bouquet of ripe plum, blueberry, blackberry, and violet. With great structure on the palate, the vibrant fruit flavors are beautifully balanced through to a fresh and charming finish.

More Information
CountryArgentina
BrandPiattelli
Vintage2021
Bottles Per Case6
Bottle Size75
2 cases 10% offYes
Winery

The vines are grown at a high altitude in Cafayate, situated 1,800 metres above sea level surrounded by the Andes Mountains. Cafayate is one of the highest regions in the world suitable for viticulture and this high altitude is what defines the terroir of the region. The vines are exposed to intense sunlight which results in the grapes forming thicker and darker skins to protect themselves from the ultraviolet rays leading to more colour and flavour concentration in the grapes. The diurnal temperature difference results in an extended ripening season, producing concentrated grapes bursting with flavour but with a balanced structure. As a consequence of the dry weather, there are few incidences of disease or insects. The vines are trained on a trellis system and Vertical Shoot Position (VSP) pruning with bilateral cordons with spurs to ensure an even distribution of fruit. The vines are planted in sandy and stony soils and are sustainably cultivated; the vineyards are only treated with copper and sulphur and weed control is undertaken by sheep. The grapes are hand-harvested.

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