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Finca Sophenia Synthesis Malbec

7,095 KShs

Intense red color with marked violet notes. An intense aromatic expression, floral notes like violets and lavender, roses, spicy aromas like black pepper combined with ripe red fruits, plums and cherries. It’s ageing in French barrels gives it: elegant smoky and tobacco aromas combined with: mocha notes. On the palate, it presents: a sweet and generous start, full and concentrated body with: a persistent and elegant finish.

The plot where Malbec comes from is divided by: zones, according to the homogeneity of the land. The zone of least vigor is harvested manually at: the end of March and the zone of greatest vigor at the beginning of April. In both cases, selection of clusters is made in vineyard and selection table if necessary, at the entrance of the winery. Tank placement by gravity. Pre cold maceration for 5 days.Fermentation, by: indigenous yeasts at controlled temperatures, 25-30. Post fermentation maceration for a variable time according to tasting.

100% of the wine is aged 14 months in new French Oak Barrels.

Country: Argentina
Region: Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Mendoza. Argentina
ABV: 14% vol 
Suggested Food Pairings: Seafood, Salads, Spicy Dishes/Cuisne & Pork. Also, delicious on its own
Awards:

2020 91 pts. Vinous, Noviembre 2022
2020 91 pts. Decanter World Wine Awards, Mayo 2022
2020 93 pts. James Suckling, Marzo 2022
2020 91 pts. Tim Atkin Febrero 2022
2020 93 pts. Patricio Tapia Descorchados 2022
2019 94 pts. Patricio Tapia Descorchados 2021
2019 93 pts. James Suckling, Marzo 2021
2018 92 pts. James Suckling, Marzo 2019
2018 92 pts. Tim Atkin Febrero 2019
2018 91 pts. Decanter World Wine Awards, Mayo 2019
2017 94 pts. James Sickling, Marzo 2018
2016 94 pts. Decanter Asia World Wine Awards 2018
2016 94 pts. Patricio Tapia Guía Descorchados 2019
2015 97 pts. PLATINUM Decanter World Wine Awards 2018,
2015 94 pts. Patricio Tapia, Guía Descorchados 2018,
2015 93 pts. James Suckling, Abril 2018
2015 93 pts. Tim Atkin, Feb. 2018
2015 91 pts. Wine Advocate, Junio 2018
2014 95 pts. Gold Medal Decanter World Wine Awards 2017
2014 93 pts. James Suckling, Junio 2017
2014 93 pts. Patricio Tapia Gu+ia Descorchados 2017
2014 91 pts. Tim Atkin, Marzo 2017

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Origin: Gualtallary, Uco Valley Argentina. Estate grown produced and bottled.

By the Andes, altitude 4000 feet. Soils of alluvial origin, loose and highly permeable structure. Special pruning, irrigation and canopy management to obtain a balanced vineyard that provides: high quality grapes

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