Luigi Bosca · Malbec
Luigi Bosca · Malbec is a deep and bright violet red wine. It has intense and balanced aromas, with rather ripe red fruit and spicy notes. It is generous, smooth and expressive in the mouth, with incipient tannins. Clean, refreshing and well-bodied in the palate, with attractive character. It has a deep and clear finish, with a fully-integrated oak character and good ageing capacity. It is the flagship wine of its variety.
|Vineyards||Produced with grapes grown in estate vineyards, located in Luján de Cuyo and Valle de Uco, Mendoza.|
|Altitude||Between 900 and 1100 meters.|
|Age of the vineyards||35 years average.|
|Agronomists||Engineer Alberto Arizu Sr. / Engineer Juan Sola.|
|Ageing potential||5 years.|
|Recommended wine serving temperature||Between 15°C to 18°C.|
Ideal to enjoy with grilled red meat, like skirt steak with mashed potatoes or rib eye with rosemary rustic potatoes.
Handpicking, selection of clusters and destemming. A pre-fermentation cold maceration process is conducted at a temperature of 8 °C. Fermentation is conducted in stainless-steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 28°C with selected yeasts. After the alcoholic fermentation is completed, the wine is transferred to French oak barrels where it rests for 12 months. Lightly filtered while bottled.
Ageing in barrels
The wine is aged in French oak barrels during 12 months.
Comments by the winemaker
Luigi Bosca · Malbec is the winerys emblem wine, which fully expresses the characteristics of the Malbec variety. Grapes grown in the best areas of Mendoza are selected for its making process, thus achieving the ripe character and typical sweet tannins from Luján de Cuyo, together with the freshness, color and vivacity of the Uco Valley. The ageing process in oak barrels adds complexity, structure and elegance, therefore providing a highly aromatic wine, with an elegant texture and great persistence of flavors.
Alcohol: 13.70° PH: 3.65 Total acidity: 4.88 g/l Residual sugar: 2.36 g/l