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Bodegas El Porvenir - Amauta Cabernet Franc - Malbec

The Amauta range from El Porvenir is consistently excellent and great value for money. Personally I love Cabernet Franc so I'm delighted to now have a small amount of this blend available.

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Varietal Composition 50% Cabernet Franc and 50% Malbec.

Aging Oak french and american barrels for 6 to 8 months.

Vineyards Finca Rio Seco: vineyards located at 1.700 mts (5,577 ft) above sea level in Cafayate Valley, Salta.

Structure Vertical vine training. Low yield of 6 tons/hectare. Age of vineyard: 16 years.

Harvest Malbec: 1st and 2nd week of March.Cabernet Franc last week of March. By hand in bins of 20 kg.

Fermentation Cold pre-fermentative maceration for 4 days at 5ºC. Alcoholic fermentation for 14 days. Postfermentative maceration for 15 days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation.

Tasting Notes Color: intense, vivacious ruby-red with violet tones. Aroma: spicy, red and black fruits such plum, figs and notes of spices like black pepper and clove. Palate: a nice, sweet entry due to the good polyphenolic ripenes, excellent balanced acidity and a long, harmonious finish. Aging potential: because of its excellent structure this is a wine that can be aged for at least 6 years.

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Location Salta, Argentina
Winery El Porvenir de los Andes
Winery status Family owned winery
Winemaker Luis Ismet, Maria Pelayo
Annual production 6,600 bottles
Grapes Malbec 50%, Cabernet Franc 50%
Style Smooth, fruit driven
ABV 14.5
Bottle Size 75cl
Vintage 2015
Free sulphur
Percentage score 90
Sulphite level Medium Low
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