Many know this grape from the wines made in Argentina, but ours shows more earthy aspects like those from Bordeaux, France. Majestic.
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Suggested aromas: This wine shows dried fruit, sweet spices & herbal notes with full fruit on the palate, integrated acidity & velvety tannins.
Blend: 80% Malbec, 5% Refosco, 5% Abbott Cabernet Franc, 5% Abbott Merlot, 5% Nebbiolo
Fermentation: Cool, six-day fermentation
Time aging in oak: 18 months, French Oak
Finish Alcohol: 14%
Acid/pH: 3.55 pH
Production: 150 cases
Age-ability: Should age well through 2025
Best time to drink: 2022 - 2023
Elevation: 3,500 ft
Exposure: Flat, lots of exposure
Soil: Sandy loam
FOOD PAIRING: Figs ir dark berries, dark chocolate, mushrooms.
GOLD MEDAL AWARDED from Finger Lakes International Wine Competition.
SILVER MEDAL AWARDED from Great America International Wine Competition.