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Malbec Raleo 2017

Malbec, Raleo, Mendoza,

Rich yet smooth Malbec, lightly oaked and brimming with dark juicy brambly fruits.

Serving Suggestion

Great with steak, lamb and good quality sausages.

Vintage 2017
Unit Size 75
Case Size 6
Alcoholic Percentage 13
Country Argentina

Tasting Notes

Raleo in Spanish means Green Harvest the practice of thinning grape clusters prior to maturity, thus concentrating the vines energy in producing great quality grapes. The Malbec grapes for Raleo are sourced from select, high altitude vineyards in Mendoza. The style of Raleo is rich yet smooth, brimming with dark, juicy brambly fruit flavours and very easy drinking in style, making it a perfect choice for serving by the glass.

Wine Making Notes

The fruit driven style of this Malbec is obtained by a relatively short fermentation on the grapes skins, followed by ageing in tank to conserve the pronounced dark brambly fruit flavours in this wine.

About the Producer

Raleo Malbec is exclusive to Grape Passions and is made for us by Bodega Enrique Foster in Mendoza. Their state of the art winery operates on gravity flow, avoiding the need for unnecessary pumping of the wine. Their wines are consistently of high quality and fruit driven in style.

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Sulphites Yes
Milk No
Egg No
Fish No
Nuts No
Cereals No
Suitable For Vegetarians Yes
Suitable For Vegans Yes
Peanuts No
Soy beans No
Celery No
Sesame No
Molluscs No