Malbec Puro 2017 | Dieter Meier
Variety: 100 % Pure Organic Malbec
Organic Malbec grapes are carefully chosen in Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo, an area known as the mecca grape production in Argentina.
Certification: bio-inspect.ch SCESp 006, AR-BIO-138 Argentina Agriculture
Vineyard: Ojo de Vino SA, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina 1000 meters above sea level
Located in Alto Agrelo, at the foothills of the Andes Mountain range at more than 1'000 m of altitude. Native alluvial soil. Grown on a 15 year old organic vineyard, with high density of vines (4'200/ha), and low yield (< 7'000 Kg/ha). A drip irrigation assures that each plant receives the exact amount of water necessary.
Aging: 12 months in stainless steel tanks.
The wine is stored in stainless steel tanks and concrete vats. This wine represents the true character of the varietal, for this reason, no oak is used.
Alcohol : 14 % Vol
- Color: Violet and red with shimmering flashes of ruby
- Aroma: Intense plum notes at first. Then, stronger aromas of black tea and peppercorns, both typical scents known to describe Agrelo's terroir
- Flavor: Black fruit marmalade, like blackberries and plum. Bold body, juicy tannins, and lasting finish