Grande Reserve Malbec 2015

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Grande Reserve Malbec 2015

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

This wine is a Blend of Grapes from our Maule’s Vineyards. Plants are more than 60 years old, located in a temperate area with high thermal amplitude thanks to ocean breezes flowing next to the Andes mountain range. These vines have naturally low yield, producing grapes of high quality and authenticity. Soils are in part granitic and partly clayish with rocks. In both cases the vines are managed without irrigation because they grew very deep root systems over decades, giving unique character to the grapes. After 12 months in new French medium toasted oak, these elegantly structured wines retain the pure aromatic expression of the Malbec’s fine tannins.

90 Points

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2015 vintage
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harvest note

2015 was a warm year, but with a cold and humid spring. This resulted in wines that are ripe, but with fruity notes and intense flavor. The tannins are very soft, the acidity is balanced, and the finish is persistent.

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% Malbec
APPELLATION: D.O. Maule
PH: 3.70
ACIDITY: 4.1 g/l
ABV: 13.3%
AGING: 12 months in new French medium toasted 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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