2015
14.0%
Cork
Malbec
Argentina
Mendoza
GAUCHEZCO Estates,

Estate Malbec

Pilke represents and means in indigenous language, 'The Fabric of Our Terroir'...... a weaving board that is constantly evolving and innovating with true passion and tradition in fine winemaking

Vineyard techniques

Vineyard details : Barrancas-Maipu. Deep alluvial soils: clay, sand and limestone predominate. Drip irrigation. Vine cultivation : Vertical shoot position trellising (VSP) Harvest details : Hand picked in bins from the second week of March. Grapes are destemmed and crushed. Maceration before fermentation for 48 hrs. 14 days alcoholic fermentation. Natural malolactic fermentation. Maturation : 15% of the wine spent 8 months in third use French and American oak barrels.

Winery Notes

The vision of Pilke is to create modern wines from the best winegrowing regions in Mendoza, Argentina. Pilke is made for the most discerning palates of the world, expressing the unique personality of our people and terroir.Fresh wines, which show the passion of their creators and our deep-rooted respect for nature. The modern and minimalist image represents our way of making wines and how we communicate the culture and tradition of their origins. Our principles are Tradition, Authenticity and Innovation

Tasting Notes

This Malbec has an intense and lively deep red purple colour. Fruity notes of plum, raspberry, dry fig and raisins along with floral notes of violets. Complex and harmonious wine, with a soft and velvety entry, firm tannins and lovely juicy finish. Enjoy it with smoke and grilled meats and prepared spicy meats.

Key Selling Arguments

Silver Medal Winner - Sommelier Wine Awards 2017

Awards

Sommelier Wine Awards 2017 Silver Medal

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