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Colosso Malbec​

Colosso

Malbec​

Country

Argentina.

Region

Uco Valley and Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza.

Grape Variety

94% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc.

Description

Production: Malbec, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc co-fermented with selected yeast in steel tanks 3-4 days at 8-10° Celsius for cold maceration.

 

Maceration: 45 days.

 

Pressing: Soft hydraulics press (basket/cage).

 

Fermentation: Malolactic on barrels.

 

Ageing: 24 months in French oak barrels, first use.

 

Tasting notes: Colosso exhibits a deep, intense red colour with purple shades, and exudes a sweet perfumed aroma with cassis, liquorice, and black fruits. Flavours are of plums, red berries, violets, and chocolate. Round and sweet tannins coat the palate; a complex, robust, and elegant structure characterizes the long finish.