Bloos

VarietalsMerlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet franc
Tasting Notes 
Alcohol+-13.0% Vol
AppearanceSalmon pink with coral blue shading
AromaStrawberries and cream, fresh red fruit
PalateSupple and round, freshness, complex
Vineyard 
Altitude200-297m
SoilWell-drained soil; good water retention. Important percentage of clay in topsoil
Yield5 tons per hectare (35hl/ha)
Vinification 
MacerationMinimal skin contact of up to 4 hours; gentle pressing from selected vineyards combined with bleeding off 10% juice from premium red cultivars
Fermentation temp12-15ºC
Malolactic fermentationnone
Maturation 
MaturationFermented and matured with French oak alternatives for 4 weeks; further maturation on secondary less for 1-3 months and monthly less stirring
In bottle pre-release1 month
Ageing potential1 to 2 years

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