Type: Red Wine
Country: Argentina
Region: Mendoza
Code: MEND070
Mendel Malbec is the maximum expression of this variety in the Mendoza terroir. This variety is perfectly adapted to the Argentinian climate and soil, displaying its typical aromas of mature fruit, plums, raisins and violets, with full-bodied, meaty flavours.
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Mendel Wines

Mendel Winery embodies the partnership of one of Argentina’s most respected and experienced winemakers, Roberto de la Mota, with an established Argentine family. Together they are dedicated to producing wines of unquestionable superior quality expressing the quality and character of their very old Malbec and Cabernet vineyards in Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina. They choose the best lots from their vineyards, and pay rigorous attention to every detail of the artisan winemaking process: from selecting parcels and picking grapes to fermentation in small tanks and aging wines in the finest French oak. Ancient vineyards, passionate people, experience and friendship are blended to create Mendel's remarkable wines.
Displaying the typical aromas of mature fruit, plums, raisins and violets, with full-bodied, meaty flavors.
Great with barbecued lamb, beef or pork.
Manual berry selection at the sorting table. Fermentation and maceration in 80-hectolicter tanks. Manual pigeage during the rest weeks. Total maceration time, 25 days. Pneumatic pressing at low pressure. Malolactic fermentation in tanks. Ageing: the wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months: 1⁄3 in new ones, 1⁄3 in second-use ones and 1⁄3 in third-use ones. Mild clari cation. No ltering. Bottled in September 2021. Bottle-aged for at least 6 months.

Decanter September 2022, South American Old-Vine Reds, 92 points: "Juicy and open with plums, damson, chocolate and liquorice. Good density of fruit on the palate, moderate acidity and good typicity."

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