Viña Ruiz
Viña Ruiz: Malbec 2013
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Vineyard location: Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza.

Age of the vineyard: 15 years old on average

Alcohol: 14,0 %

Yielding: 60 hl / ha

Grapes: 100 % Malbec grapes.

Harvest: 22nd March
De-leafing and green picking is performed in December. Harvest is realized manually in small trays of 20 kg in order not to damage the grapes.
Meticulous sorting is performed by hand prior to vinification in order to select the best grapes.

Fermentation: With indigenous yeast at controlled temperature of 25 C, with 4 pumping over and a long maceration period of 20 days. Then, in stainless steel tanks for 10 months.

Tasting Notes: Fresh and powerful red fruits and spices explode first on the nose and then on the palate. This Malbec has a blackberry character and a soft, rounded, juicy finish.

Food Recommendation: With grilled meats, pasta, cheeses, risotto, Thai food, game.

Cheese Recommendation: Firm Cheeses

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