Wine "Colome" Estate Malbec, 2013
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Reviews of purchase "Colome" Estate Malbec, 2013
Wine of deep red color with dark purple hues.
The wine has an elegant, fresh fruit flavors with juicy, creamy texture, rounded, velvety tannins and delicate, but at the same time a stunning finish.
Sophisticated, charming, rich flavor of the wine reveals notes of blackberry, black currant, raspberry and cherry, complemented by nuances of spice and violets.
The wine will be the perfect pair of meat appetizers and hot meat dishes, cheeses, pates, sausages.
Originally from France, Malbec grapes found a second home in Argentina, in excellent feeling in the country with a warm dry climate. On sandy and alluvial soils of the vineyards Finca Colome and Finca El Arenal grown Malbec, from which are born wines deep color with concentrated flavor. They brought the winery "Colome" worldwide recognition, expressed in the form of numerous awards and widespread publicity in the press. Yields Malbec limited to 8 tons per hectare. On biodynamic vineyards planted 20% of old Malbec vines 60-150 year and 80% of young people, who range in age from 4 to 20 years.
For complexity, structure, richness, flexibility, taste, blend in a truly remarkable wine "Colome" Estate Malbec Malbec, along with the dominant includes 4 more grapes. After the grape harvest and a double manual sorting is slow fermentation for 25-30 days. Malolactic fermentation takes place partly (50%) in French oak barrels, partly (50%) - in stainless steel vats. Extract of wine for 15 months is carried out in the new (20%) and recycling (80%) French oak barrels.
Founded in 1831, Bodega Colome is the oldest winery in Argentina. In 2001 Bodega Colome joined the "Hess Group" and secured additional investment to build a small winery in Salta and planted vineyards for a stunning altitude of 2300 meters above sea level. Such extreme height allowed to grow grapes with great concentration of flavor because of the long hours of sunshine and cold nights. This grape makes "Colome Torrontes" quite unique and compelling wine, which received a mark "Particularly recommended" by wine critic Robert Parker, a columnist for the magazine "Wine Enthusiast" Michael Schachner wrote that "Colome Torrontes wine is much better and more complex than other Torrontes from Argentina ".