Chateau Vincens Cahors Malbec Origine 2015


100% Malbec


St-Vincent Rive d’Olt, Luzech, near Cahors, France
Vineyard / Estate / Viticulture:
– Soil Type: clay and limestone plateau
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Vinification / Winemaking:
– How grapes were handled: Guyot pruning system, de-budding, thinking out leaves, green harvest. Mechanical harvest and manual sorting of grape and berries
– Fermentation / Yeast Type / Vessel: Traditional winemaking, pigeages (pushing down cap). 3-4 weeks in stainless steel tank constantly monitored @ 28 o C
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– Ageing – barrels / size / time: 10-15 months in oak barrels
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Tasting Notes:
This bold, black-coloured, black-fruit-flavoured wine also offers rich tannins, layers of toasty spice and acidity. The 15 months in wood has given a ripe, full-bodied wine that will age further.