Listening Station Malbec

£9.99
Listening Station Malbec

Dark aromatic Malbec for the soul.

Specifications

Country, Region
Australian, Victoria
Grape
Malbec
Vintage
2018
ABV
13.5%
Food friend
Burgers and friends
Vegan
Vegetarian

Additional Details

Tasting Notes

Full of crisp minerally fruit, leaning towards cherry compote. A touch of chocolate make the Malbec darkly appealing.

Producer details

Long standing working relationships with some key growers enable us to source premium fruit, with the ultimate aim of making excellent quality Australian house wines with true style and character.

In the vineyard

All the Malbec fruit comes from an estate in the Swan Hill region where there are 5 hectares of Malbec (approximately 12.5 acres which produces 90 tonnes of fruit per vintage). The Malbec are on their own roots and were planted in 2000. With the age of the vines and the harsh growing conditions, the Malbec vines are less vigorous which leads to a more intense colour and flavour. The vines are trained on a two wire vertical trellis, drip irrigation and minimum fertilisation. All the vines are machine harvested at night between mid to late March and grown on red sandy loam soil with limestone clay base. Climate is Mediterranean with summer temperatures between 30 and 40°C. Total vineyard area is 1250 acres.

In the winery

Once the grapes have been crushed pressed and sent to the fermenter, the winery then pumps over 4 times a day. Vinification takes place in stainless steel tanks at 25°C for three weeks. Malolactic fermentation takes place over 4 weeks. 50% of the blend is aged in French and American oak barriques for 3 months.

Food Recommendations

Try with a rich casserole or roasted Mediterranean vegetables.

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Within 10 miles of Hattersley Wines, Bakewell, Derbyshire

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