Bodega Melipal

Melipal Supernova Limited Edition 2015- 750 ml

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Region: Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.

Winery: Bodega Melipal.

Grapes: Malbec 50% and Cabernet Franc 50%.

Terroir:

Vineyard: Finca Melipal planted in 2003. 

Altitud a.s.l.: 980 mts.

Soil type: Clay layered with sandy loam.

Elaboration:

Cofermentation. Both Malbec and Cabernet Franc are harvested
at their optimum point of maturity the same day and macerate
in cold for 5-7 days, both varietals together in the same
Stainless steel tank.

Alcoholic fermentation: with indigenous yeasts, carried out in 75 hl tanks, at a temperature of 25-27°C.

Fermentation and maceration time (days): 20 a 25 days.

Malolactic fermentation: In oak barrels.

Aging: 12 month in French oak.

Color: Dark red with purple tones, brilliant.

Nose: Intense and fresh. You can taste the red fruits of the Malbec and the typical spice of Cabernet Franc from Agrelo, which when fermented together complexing and assembling giving caramel notes and very interesting complexity.

Mouth: Delicate and smooth entry, balanced acidity.
Its delicate aromas stand out in the aftertaste.

Alcohol: 14,8 % vol.

Total acidity: 4,95 g/l.