' Mounts Family Winery - 16MountsMalbec

2016 Mounts Estate Malbec

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Tasting Notes

Plump, dark fruit flavors of fully ripe plum, hints of soft floral. Bold savory notes of meat. Black ink color, full-bodied, lush tannins, and a lingering finish.

Vineyard Designation

Estate Grown

Vineyard Notes

Estate grown Malbec Clone 7 planted in 2006 and French Entav Clone 598 planted in 2010. Estate grown Petite Verdot French Entav Clone 400 planted in 2010.

Production Notes

Whole berry destemming, 4 - 5 day cold soak, punch downs 3 times per day.
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Vintage 2016
Wine Style Red Wine
Appellation Dry Creek Valley
Harvest Date September 20, 2016
Sugar 27 brix
Acid 5.2 g/l
PH 3.95
Barrel Aging Barrel aged 20 months in 45% new French oak
Ageability 6 to 10 years
Fermentation Native yeast fermentation in one ton, open top fermenters.
Bottling Date July 2018
Alcohol % 15.8%
Size 750 ml