Idiom Malbec

R264.00

A limited 500 litre first release of Malbec. A dark, medium-bodied wine with ripe red fruits and lavender aromas. Lingering cranberry and Ribena flavours are supported by chalky tannins that evolve into a long lingering finish. Fruity and fresh. Decanting recommended.

Tasting Notes:

2014

Additional information

Cultivar

Malbec

Vintage

2014

Wine of Origin

Stellenbosch

Provenance

Vineyard – Da Capo, Sir Lowry’s Pass, Helderberg

Date of Bottling

16th January 2018

Analysis

pH 3.67, Total acidity 5.4 g/l, Residual sugar 1.3 g/l, Alcohol 13.5%

Vinification Details

Grapes were crushed into bin liners for fermentation, after which it was pressed in a small basket press straight into 225L French oak barrels and then matured for 24 months. The wine was bottled by hand without filtration and may contain sediment.