//Diemersdal Estate Malbec 2018

Diemersdal Estate Malbec 2018

R110.00

Traditionally used as a blending component, Diemersdal bottled the Malbec 2015 as our maiden vintage. Layers of ripe black fruit and spicy undertones come together in this complex, concentrated wine, with good structure, a mineral core and a juicy finish. 

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Description

Oenology:
The grapes were harvested at optimum ripeness. Fermentation in both open-fermenters with punch-downs, and pump-overs every 3-4 hours controlled 25-28°C.
MLF taking place in tank before the wine was racked into 225L French Oak barrels.

Maturation:
16 months oak maturation in 30% new 225L French Oak barrels and 225L American Oak Barrels.

Winemaker’s notes:
Traditionally used as a blending component, Diemersdal bottled the Malbec 2015 as our maiden vintage. Layers of ripe black fruit and spicy undertones come together in this complex, concentrated wine, with good structure, a mineral core and a juicy finish. 

Food suggestions:
An ideal wine to enjoy with venison or spicy risotto.

Awards:
2016 vintage: Double Gold – Michelangelo Int’l Wine Awards ‘17
2015 vintage: Double Gold – Veritas Wine Awards ‘17

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Additional information

Weight 1.31 kg
Dimensions 7.7 × 7.7 × 31.0 cm
Vintage

2018