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Producer: Familia FalascoGrape Varieties: 100% MalbecOptimum Drinking: Within 10 yearsWine Style: Rich, full bodied redAlcohol by Volume: 14%Closure: CorkCountry: Argentina
This winery is owned by ‘Familia Falasco’ who have over 40 years’ experience producing fine wines and are a top 5 leading Argentine producer located in San Martin (in the east of Mendoza)Familia Falasco/Los Haroldos own 3,000 hectares of vineyards in many of the prime locations, including vineyards in premier sub-region ‘La Consulta’ in the ‘Uco Valley’ which is 1,100 metres above sea level and offers a perfect micro-climate for producing fresh fruit driven wines.This wine is a new project made at the Los Haroldos winery which is a modern winery with production capacity of 45 million litres of fine wine, and from February to the end of April, it processes 55 million kilos of grapes. Los Haroldos is a leading wine within the Argentine domestic market and experiencing significant export growth.Produced by: Bodegas Los Haroldos, a winery owned by ‘Familia Falasco’ and a top ten leading Argentine producer
Tasting Note: A full bodied, rich wine with ripe black fruits flavours supported by rich cherries and juicy plums, there are also hints of violets and vanilla, great texture and long finish
VINIFICATION: Cold maceration for 5 days, followed by fermentation for 28 days at a maximum temperature of 30°C and 100% Malolactic. 15 months ageing in first fill French oak barriques
Variety: 100% Malbec
Altitude: 1,100 metres above sea level
FOOD MATCHING: The perfect accompaniment to a quality steak
This is my second purchase and have been completely wowed by this very fruity and luscious wine with tremendous depth. Definitely one to have in reserve for those special occasions.
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