Veramonte 'Primus' Malbec


750 ML


Product Description

THE WINEMAKING TEAM Primus wines are crafted by a team of ex pert viticulturists and winemakers le d by winemaker, Cristian Aliaga, who has over 10 years experience at Veram onte. Alvaro Espinoza, one of the wo rlds most respected winemakers, widely known as an innovator and champion of some of Chiles best red wines, joined the team to craft the Primus wines. Alvaro works closely with the team to continually refine vi neyard and winery practices that deliver rich, ripe fruit with complexity, intensity and distinctiveness. WINEMAKER NOTES The 2010 vintage was a dry season with a warm summer an d a temperate fall which allowed grapes to fully ripen producing nice concentrated wine with a lot of fruit. Th e grapes were hand harvested, cooled and double sorted, first as whole clusters and then as single berries after destemming. W hole berry fermentations occurred in temperature controlled concrete and stainless steel tanks. Cristian Aliaga Winemaker APPEARANCE Deep violet purple AROMA Dark plum, blackberry and violet notes FLAVOR Raspberry, plum and blueberry flavors merge with floral notes of violet, subtle lack pepper and tobacco. Full and structured, with well-integrated tannins and a lengthy finish. APPELLATION Mendoza, Argentina M ALBEC 2010 VARIETAL COMPOSITION 82% Malbec, 10% Syrah, 8% Petit Verdot OAK AGING 14 months in French oak, 30% new TOTAL ACIDITY 5.1 g/L PH 3.54 ALCOHOL 14.5%


Varietal: Malbec

Region: Mendoza