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BODEGA PIEDRA NEGRA "Alta Coleccion" - Malbec

BODEGA PIEDRA NEGRA "Alta Coleccion" - Malbec - Mendoza, ARGENTINA

Attractive concentration of ripe red fruits which gives volume. Good structure. Soft and smooth tannins.

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VINEYARD

Our own estate is situated in the foothills of the Andes, at an altitude of 1100 m, on pebbly soils well draining and infertile, mixed with volcanic moraines.

Climate : Continental semi desert characterised by light frost and high level of sunshine - Average annual rainfall of 200 mm essentially concentrated in summer – High temperature range day/night (10 °C at night – 40 °C during the day in summer).

Wine facts

Label Notes:

A harsh and extreme climate at the foot of the impressive Cordillera Mountains, a high altitude and rocky volcanic ground (black rocks), this is our "terroir". The wines that come from this region are full-bodied yet smooth, intense and varied; typical considering their grape variety. They are very pleasurable wines.

Total Production:

450 000 bottles

Winemakers:

Thibault LEPOUTRE

Producer:

Bodega Piedra Negra SA

Variant:

750ml

Average Age of Vines:

15 years old

Average Vineyard Altitude:

1100 m s.n.m.

Density:

3500 pies/ha

Sustainably Farmed:

No

Harvest Method:

This Vintage 2017 was marked by a great precocity. A hot and dry spring, leading to an early flowering, this earliness being maintained until the maturation of the grapes. The malbecs presented a very nice phenolic maturity with beautiful colors from the middle of March. So, we decided to harvest early to preserve the freshness and natural acidity of the grape, with relatively low alcohol, giving wellbalanced wines.

Sorting:

Yes

Fermentation and Maceration:

It is traditionally fermented between 25 ° and 30 ° C with daily pumping over. After fermenta-tion it is macerated for a long time in order to achieve a high degree of concentration and body.

Malolactic Fermentation:

Yes

Aging:

A part of the wine is aged in 2 uses French oak barrels.

Alcohol:

14.0%

Vintage:

2017

Country:

No

Grape Varietal:

Malbec

SKU:

AR51

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