The Limestone Block Malbec from Tinto Negro shines in a dark ruby red in the glass. The bouquet is intense with aromas of ripe blackberries, blackcurrants, sweet cherries and vanilla. This impression is accompanied by mineral and floral nuances. On the palate this Argentine red wine is wonderfully spicy and refreshing with notes of red berries. The tannins are perfectly integrated into the strong body and very balanced. The elegant finish underlines the fruity, concentrated personality of this red wine.
Vinification of the Limestone Block Malbec Tinto Negro
The vines for this Argentine Malbec grow at an altitude of 1200 metres above sea level.
The grapes for this red wine are harvested by hand. After fermentation of the must, this red wine is aged in French oak barrels for a total of 12 months. This gives this wine its wonderful vanilla notes.
Food recommendation for the Tinto Negro Limestone Block Malbec
This dry red wine from Argentina is a great accompaniment to tapas variations, vegetarian vegetable casseroles or fillet of beef in a puff pastry coat with potato mash.
Awards for the Tinto Negro Malbec Limenstone Block
- Tim Atkin: 94 points for 2015
- Stephen Tanzer: 94 points for 2014
- James Suckling: 92 points for 2014 and 2015
- Robert M. Parker: 90 points for 2014 and 2015
|Type of Wine:||Still Wine|
|Style of Wine:||Red Wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||5,3|
|Residual sugar in g/l:||2,5|
|Region:||Valle de Uco (AR)|
|Sub region:||Tunuyán (AR)|
|Occasion & Theme:||barbecue , Fireplace evening , cooking with friends , picnic , romantic dinner|
|Awards:||James Suckling - 92 points , Wine Advocate - Robert M. Parker - 90 Points , Tim Atkin Master of Wine - 94 Points|
|Maturation:||French Oak , Barrique 225 L|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||12|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||berry fruit , stone fruits , floral , spicy|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Food Pairing:||bright, hearty dishes , spicy food|
|Glass Recommendation:||Bordeaux Glass|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , modern|
|Bottle size in L:||0.75|
|Closure:||Stelvin Screw Cap|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13.6|
|Allergens and ingredients:||Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide|
|Distributor:||Weinkontor Freund GmbH - DE-ÖKO-001 - Nienkamp 17 - 33829 Borgholzhausen - Deutschland|