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Signature Rosé 2019 Malbec Pinot Noir | Argentina | Silver Medal

(2 customer reviews)

£19.37 £16.86

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Fresh and pure, “the best rosé in Argentina” (c) Decanter Silver and Bronze Medals.

This fabulous Rosé won perhaps the highest praise from experts: “The best Rosé in Argentina? Either way, this is super-fresh and pure with more floral and candied citrus notes than red berries plus a stunning balance of racy acidity and mineral freshness. Made from Malbec and Pinot noir. Drink now.” – 92/100 James Suckling. It is winner of Silver and Bronze medals, and will be a delicious pairing for salmon or Asian spicy food.

Winemaker

Geographical Indication

Style

Still Dry Rosé Wine

Grape

,

Vintage

2019

ABV

13.2%

SKU: STR-ROS-AR-SUS-2019-01 Categories: , , , ,
Description

Winemaking

Grape: 60% Malbec, 40% Pinot Noir

Vineyard location: Finca La Delfina, Altamira, Uco Valley, 1,200 metres above sea level.

Winemaker: Susana Balbo.

Harvest: Hand harvested.

Fermentation: Grapes are destemmed and lightly pressed. Cold maceration with dry ice for 1 hour. Fermentation for 25 days at 12°C with selected yeasts.

Analytical data

ABV: 13.2% vol

Total acidity: 6.40 g/l

Appearance: Pale pink colour

Tasting Notes

Nose: Pronounced intensity, aromas of floral blossom, candy, citrus and red berries.

Palate: Dry wine, medium body with a stunning balance of racy acidity and mineral freshness. Long floral finish.

Verdict: “Outstanding” (balanced, long finish, pronounced flavour intensity, complex flavours)

White flower

Floral blossom

Lemon

Chocolate

Lollypop Candy

Candy

Ranking & Awards

  • Decanter Bronze Medal (2018 vintage)
  • Decanter Silver Medal (2017 vintage)
  • Rosé 2017, 91 pts., Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate (06/2018)
  • Rosé 2017, 93 pts., “Best Rosé”, Tim Atkin’s Best of Argentina 2018 Report (03/2018)
  • Rosé 2016, 91 pts., Decanter.com (02/2017)
  • Rosé 2017, 94 pts., “Best Rosé”, Patricio Tapia´s Descorchados 2018 (09/2017)
  • Rosé 2016, 92 pts., James Suckling´s Tasting Report (06/2017)
  • Rosé 2016, 92 pts., Silver Medal, Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 (05/2017)
  • Rosé 2016, 91 pts., Tim Atkin´s Argentina 2017 Special Report (03/2017)
  • Rosé 2016, 91 pts., Decanter.com (02/2017)

Useful tips

Pairings: This wine pairs beautifully with smoked salmon, Asian spicy food, grilled poultry, hard cheeses.

Serving temperature: Chilled, 7-10 ° C

Storage: In a cool place, away from direct sunlight, bright artificial light or heat sources

Reviews (2)

2 reviews for Signature Rosé 2019 Malbec Pinot Noir | Argentina | Silver Medal

  1. Sarah

    I love this one, perfect for sunny lunches and evenings. Has a confident, cool, dry impact but supported by just enough fruit and then leaves you with a long finish. Very distinctive, lots of personality.

  2. Keith

    One of the rare examples of a rosé that is not only light and fresh and good for summer drinking (it is all of those things) but also demonstrates lighter versions of the characteristics of the grape. Malbec, coming through with floral blossom and very slight candy flavours on the palette, but not overpowering and the berry fruit flavours dominate to keep it refreshing and summery. Great character and length.

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