Notes: Plum, Blackberries, Black Cherry Raspberry, Pomegranate Pepper Clay Coffee, Tobacco, Leather
Body: Medium +
Acidity: Medium +
Tannin: Medium -
Origin: Mendoza, Argentina
Fermentation: Heavy Wood
Asian Food Pairing: Thai BBQ, Beef teppanyaki, Rogan Josh lamb curry
Western Food Pairing: Steak, stir fried sirloin strips (Lomo Saltado), venison stew, grilled or roasted vegetables, hard cheddar.
Casarena Reservado Malbec 2018
Double manual selection of the grapes. After a careful destemming, the berries go through a cold whole-berry fermentation. To assure maximum aromatic expression, natural alcoholic fermentation occurs first at low temperatures. In French oak barrels, the wine experiences a spontaneous malolactic fermentation and then natural clarification. Finally, the wine ages for 12 months in second-use French oak barrels.
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A mixture of vineyards from Luján de Cuyo, mainly from Agrelo and Perdriel, here is a search to obtain a greater freshness, a redder fruit. And it is achieved. In the Luján wine scene, it is good that there is malbec that is rich in red fruits and with little presence of wood.
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