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Vina Alicia ‘Paso de Piedra’ Malbec 2015

Vina Alicia Paso de Piedra Malbec 2015 Hi-Res Label
Country: Argentina
Winery: Viña Alicia
Varietal: Malbec
UPC Code: 858441006255
Tasting Notes:

VEGAN FRIENDLY!

Deep purple in color, with a spicy aroma, plum, raisins, and dark cherry-like flavors. Tannins are soft, velvety, and sweet. Very elegant, full-bodied, and a long finish which shows off its splendor and richness.

Awards, Reviews, And Other Notes:

93 pts James Suckling
A delicious red with dark berry and chocolate character. Round and velvety tannins and a flavorful finish. Polished and pretty. Serious. Drink now or hold.

92 pts Descorchados

Winemaker Notes:

Harvest by hand, in 20k plastic cartons, in order to prevent the grapes from breaking up or other damages. Harvest takes place March 15-20 every year. Fermentation is performed in large oak foudres, with repeated remontage and pissonier, in order to achieve softer tannins and great color. Malolactic fermentation is realized partly in steel tanks and the rest in French oak barrels. The wine then returns to the oak barrels, where they age for 8 months, in order to optimize clarification and develop a more pronounced color. Bottling takes place after a very light filtering process over natural earth, in order to filter out any impurities.