Nose

Fruit forward with earthy notes. Displays aromas of black and red fruits such as plums, black cherries, blueberries and blackberries. Such aromas are followed by notes of violets, aromatic herbs, thyme and Rosemary, with balsamic hints that define the character and complexity of High altitude, cool climate Malbecs.

Palate

Light and pleasant mouthfeel with tasty and refreshing mid palate and vibrant acidity. Mid bodied with juicy tannins that provide strength and long finish. Fruity and spicy aftertaste with earthy tones. A red that is true to its origin, excellent to pair with red grilled meats, offal, hard cheeses and cold cuts.

Growing Conditions

Minimum terroir intervention and gentle winemaking define the complexity of Escorihuela Gascón´s ultra premium wines. The alluvial soils from El Cepillo vineyard are deep and sandy-loam with rocks rich in calcium carbonate (caliche).

Harvest

2018

Aging

8 months in stainless stell tank, 8 months of bottle aging. No oak.

Appearance

Deep violet red with highlights in the same tone. Brilliant and agile in the glass.

Food Pairing

Red meat, pasta with low-fat sauces, and grilled vegetables.