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26 Ratings
Bodega O. Fournier Malbec Alfa Crux
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Wine Details

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Region

Argentina

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2001 Vintage) Vineyard description Apellation La Consulta-Pareditas-Villa Seca -El Cepillo-Chilecito, Mendoza Harvest Double hand selection in the winery, the first for bunches and the second for grapes. Altitude 3600 ft. Winemaking characteristics Fermentation / Maceration In stainless steel tanks 28 days in total, including 7 days of cold maceration between 6 and 8ºC. Malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. Barrel Aging 17 months in new oak barrels (80% French and 20% American). Filtration Unfileterd read more...Vineyard description Apellation La Consulta-Pareditas-Villa Seca -El Cepillo-Chilecito, Mendoza Harvest Double hand selection in the winery, the first for bunches and the second for grapes. Altitude 3600 ft. Winemaking characteristics Fermentation / Maceration In stainless steel tanks 28 days in total, including 7 days of cold maceration between 6 and 8ºC. Malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. Barrel Aging 17 months in new oak barrels (80% French and 20% American). Filtration Unfileterd Technical analysis Alcohol 14% Total Acidity 4,32 g/l pH 3,8 Wine Challenge 2004 – London Gold Medal (hide)

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/12/2012