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2018 Merlot Cabernet Franc Malbec
This wine was made from grapes grown on both the stony, sandy lower terrace of the vineyard and the heavier upper terrace. The varietal mix was 34 % Merlot, 28.3 % Cabernet Franc, 27.9 % Malbec, 7 % Cabernet Sauvignon and 3.4 % Petit Verdot.
The grapes were soaked for 4 to 7 days then fermented for 5 to 6 days. The wine was then aged for 14 months in oak barrels, 43% new including some American and Hungarian oak.
A deep, beguiling nose of smoky red and black fruits, plums, berries and spices gives way to a ripe, balanced palate with effortless length and lingering, complex flavours. This wine can be enjoyed as it is but will develop with careful cellaring.
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