FINCA SOPHENIA ESTATE

MALBEC

Region of origin: Estate grown and bottled at, Tupungato, GualtallaryMendoza, Argentina.

Winemaking team: Germán Masera and Matías Michelini

Vineyards: By the Andes, altitude 4000 feet. Soils of alluvial origin, loose and highly permeable structure. Special handling of pruning, irrigation and canopy to obtain low yields and grapes of the highest quality.

Vinification: Harvest exclusively by hand during April. Grape cluster selection (sorting table). Tank placement by gravity. Previous cold maceration. Fermentation through selected yeasts at controlled temperatures: 23- 26 C. Post fermentation maceration during 10 days.

Ageing: 10-12 months in French and American oak barrels.

Tasting notes: Intense violet color. In the nose, aromas of ripe red fruit, with a highlighted presence of floral notes, perfectly harmonized with aromas coming from the oak aging. In the mouth it is smooth and velvety with sweet tannins.

Suggested service temperature: 15-16 °C.

Aging potential: 7-10 years.

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