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Bodega Norton Finca La Colonia Malbec Red Wine

Bodega Norton Finca La Colonia Malbec

Argentina
REGION
Mendoza
SIZE
750ml
ABV
14%
VINTAGE
2016
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Grape Varieties: 100% Malbec Sub- Region Luján de Cuyo
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TASTE
Sweet and spicy aromas, reminiscent of black pepper. Ripe red fruit on the palate, smooth texture and a harmonious finish.

FOOD PAIRING 
Beef · Lamb · Poultry

PRODUCER

In 1885, the Buenos Aires to Mendoza railway opened, cementing the significance of this emerging wine-growing region high in the Andean foothills. Ten years later, Edmund Norton planted the first vines in Mendoza’s Luján de Cuyo district. At 900-1100 metres, the altitude moderates the temperature, causing an extended ripening season, and also expose the vines to more ultraviolet light, which encourages the development of colour and tannin in the black-skinned varieties. The result is whites packed with vibrant flavour and good natural acidity, and well-structured, food-friendly reds.

VINEYARD
Norton has 680 hectares of vineyard in production, minutely mapped and divided into parcels so that the individual varieties, clones and training methods suit the soil in each. Minimal treatments are used in the vineyards, which are run along virtually organic lines. All the grapes are hand picked.

WINERY
The must was fermented for seven days at 25°C, using only natural yeast. Malolactic was also 100% natural, and no oak was used – the wine was bottled relatively early as a pure varietal expression.

SPEC

Characteristics
ABV 14%
Awards
Closure Screw Cap
Size 750ml
Grape Variety Malbec
Vintage 2016
Location
Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
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