Grande Reserve Malbec

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Grande Reserve Malbec

Region: Chile / Central Valley / DO Maule
Grapes: 100% Old Vines Malbec

French expertise combines with Chilean soil and history to give this Malbec purity and balance, with complexity, depth and concentration, owed to the old vines. 60 year old dry farmed vines benefit from stark diurnal temperature variations yield the superb quality grapes for this wine. Primary fermentation was performed in 28 days with long maceration in small cement tanks. Aged in French oak for 9 months. The wine was not filtered nor clarified prior to bottling in order to preserve the wine's authentic character.

91 Points

Ultimate Wine Challenge

2014 vintage
92 Points

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2014 vintage
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tasting note

Intense, lively ruby dark color. Aromas of raspberry and Morello cherry with floral notes introduce a complex palate with well rounded tannins and great balance. The finish is intense and very long.

food pairing

Grilled beef, chicken, pork.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Old Vines Malbec
APPELLATION: DO Maule
AGING: 9 months in French oak

points of distinction

  • From rare, historic 60-year-old vines
  • Dry farmed in terroir ideally suited for pure,vibrant Malbec
  • Limited production
  • about the grape +
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“It is our great privilege to craft wine from these century-old Malbec vines, which is like composing a symphony.”

– Didier Debono & Patrick d’Aulan

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