Malbec 2004
Name of the wine

Alfa Crux Malbec

Vintage
2004
Varieties

100% Malbec


Vineyard description
 
Apellation

La Consulta-El Cepillo, Mendoza

Harvest
During April. Double hand selection, the first for the bunches, the second for the grapes.
Altitude
3600 ft.

Winemaking characteristics
 
Fermentation
In stainless steel tanks
Maceration
Total of 28 days, including 5 days in between 6° and 8° C. Malolactic fermentation in barrels.
Barrel Aging
20 months in new oak barrels, (80% French and 20% American).
Filtration

Unfiltered


Technical analysis
 
Alcohol

14,5%

Total Acidity

4,50 g/l

pH

3,72


Rewards and Mentions
 
 

Four stars Decanter “Highly Recommended”
93 points Wine Spectator “Highly Recommended”
Top Three Argentine Wine  Tom Stevenson Wine Guide
18 points Jancis Robinson
94 points Wine Enthusiast Editor´s Choice
Top 16th in Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Wines


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