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Montes Classic Malbec 2018

5.00 out of 5
(2 customer reviews)

RM72.00

Size: 750 ml

Grape Variety:

100% Malbec

Tasting Notes:

Deep red-violet in colour, this new version of our Montes Classic Series Malbec shows great aromatic expression, with fresh black fruit like blueberry, plum and blackberry. There are certain floral aromas that appear together with aromas from the French oak, producing hints of nutmeg and cinnamon, as well as dulce de leche and toast from the barrels. The mouth is consistent with the nose, with medium body and very silky tannins. The wine’s finish is very long.

Food Pairing:

Food Pairing: Highly recommended with Spaghetti Bolognese, cheeses, steak and french fries, rice-based dishes and strong-flavoured sauces.

QUANTITY DISCOUNT

Quantity 1-5 6+
Unit Price RM72.00 RM68.40

*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

VINEYARD
The vineyards are located in our Apalta and El Arcángel del Marchigüe Vineyards in the Colchagua Valley. Here, soils are derived from granite in different degrees of decomposition, there are a variation of slopes, effective rooting depths, organic matter, and types of geological formations, which make these two terroirs very interesting.
Apalta is characterized by its colluvial and alluvial inuences with varying depths and textures in the highest zones and more homogenous zones in the lower sectors due to the influence of the Tinguiririca River. Its Mediterranean climate gives us summers with cold nights and hot days, which helps the fruit to ripen slowly.
Marchigüe presents shallower soils with moderate slopes, primarily of colluvial origin and with angular stones at shallow depths. The climate is more severe than in Apalta and presents more wind and solar radiation as well as lower precipitation due to it being located so close to the Coastal Mountains.

TECHNICAL DATA
Denomination of Origin: Colchagua Valley
Clone Selection: Clones 46, 43, 180, and others
Filtering: By cartridge filters prior to bottling.
Vineyard Yield: 10 tons/hectare (4 tons/acre)
Grape Varieties: 100% Malbec
Oak Aging: 45% of the wine was aged for 10 months in French oak.
Alcohol: 14.5%
pH: 3.61
Total Acidity (H2SO4): 2.74 g/L
Volatile Acidity (C2H4O2): 0.38 g/L
Residual Sugar: 2.76 g/L
Free SO2: 0.023 g/L

SUGGESTIONS
Cellaring Recommendations: Drink now or hold for until 6 years.
Recommended Serving Temperature: 17º–19ºC / 63º–66ºF
Decanting: Recommended for 30 minutes prior to serving.

Source: https://www.monteswines.com/en/wines/classic-series/malbec

2 reviews for Montes Classic Malbec 2018

  1. 5 out of 5

    Chow (verified owner)

    best

  2. 5 out of 5

    Jason (verified owner)

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