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Antucura Malbec 2016

Antucura Malbec 2016 Hi-Res Label
Country: Argentina
Winery: Antucura
Varietal: Malbec
UPC Code: 858441006378
Tasting Notes:


Intense and brilliant color, with violet reflections. The nose is perceived typicality of Malbec ripe red fruit and floral aromas. The palate entry denotes a full, soft and lush with sweet tannins and very present, has a final round with notes of cherries, sour cherries and blackberries.

Awards, Reviews, And Other Notes:

90 pts James Suckling
Aromas of blackberries and hints of dark-chocolate follow through to a medium body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now.

89 pts Wine Spectator
Minerally, with richness to the dried berry, cherry and plum pudding flavors that are well-cut. Floral and black licorice notes fill the finish. Drink now through 2021. 3,000 cases made.

Winemaker Notes:

Harvest: Manual, in 18 Kg plastic bins. Production: Double selection of clusters and grape: fermentation to 24-26 degrees centigrade in stainless steel tanks of 100-150 hl.; extended maceration during 30-45 days: natural malolactic fermentation. Aging: Three months in French oak barrels for second use. Then six months in bottle under light, humidity and temperature.