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Kaiken Terroir Series Malbec 2018

RM101.60

Size: 750ml
Alcohol: 14.5%

Grape Variety:

80% Malbec, 15% Bonarda, 5% Petit Verdot.

Tasting Notes:

Sight: Intense and bright red with violet glints.
Nose: Captivating spice and floral notes. Aromas of black fruit such as blueberry and blackberry, typical of the variety.
Palate: Great structure, smooth tannins, and a long, fresh, and complex finish.

 

QUANTITY DISCOUNT

Quantity 1-5 6+
Unit Price RM101.60 RM96.52

*Discount % rule is applied on total combined quantity of all Montes Classic Series, Kaiken Estate series, and Kaiken Terroir series wines in total cart. This means you can pick any quantity from abovementioned series  to enjoy the bulk quantity discount. If you mix, you can see the discount applied in the cart.

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Description

VINEYARDS

Los Chacayes, Uco Valley.
– Location and altitude: 100 km to the south of Mendoza, at 1,250 metres (4,101 feet) above sea level.
– Climate: 250–350 mm annual precipitation. Temperate climate, with severe winters and warm summers, and cool nights.
– Soil: Rocky, mixed with coarse sand and some lime. Low fertility. Permeable.
– Style of wine: Intense colour. Deep spice and mineral notes. Pronounced tannins.

Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo.- Location and altitude: 40 km to the south of Mendoza, at 950 metres (3,117 ft) above sea level.
– Climate: 200 mm annual precipitation. Semi-arid and windy climate. Cold winters and hot summers. Large diurnal temperature variation between day and night.
– Soil: Deep, loamy silt.
– Style of wine: Notes of fresh fruit, such as plum. Medium structure and smooth tannins.

WINEMAKING

Manual harvest during March and April. Manual selection of grapes upon arrival at the winery. Pre-fermentation maceration for 7 days at 10ºC (50ºF). Fermentation lasted 7 days at 26ºC (79ºF) in concrete tanks using selected and native yeasts. Post-fermentation maceration lasted 20 days.
Malolactic fermentation occurred naturally in the concrete tanks. Ageing in French oak barrels (1/3 new, 1/3 second use, 1/3 third use) for 10 months, then 6 months in bottle before being released.

FOOD PAIRING & SERVICE

Serving temperature: 15º–16ºC (59º–61°F). Decanting is not necessary.
Cellaring: Store in a cool, dry place and away from sources of light.
Types of food preparation: Grilled, roasted, or in a casserole.
Types of food: Simple red meats, ripe cheeses.

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