Alfredo Roca Fincas Malbec

Red

Argentina

Mendoza

Description

The Roca family has been producing wine in Mendoza for 4 generations, and currently farms 280+ acres in San Rafael, the southernmost province of Mendoza. At altitudes of 2,600 feet above sea level, Roca’s vineyards produce distinct, cool-climate wines of singular quality.

Tasting Notes: Concentrated, complex dark fruit aromas of cassis and plums on the nose. Well balanced, with soft tannins and a lingering finish.

Serve With: Excellent with flavorful grilled meats including marinated skirt steak, kabobs and more.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

San Rafael

Variety

Malbec

Variety

Malbec

Vintage

2017

Wine Type

Red

Wine Type

Red

UPC

097871007177

Case Code

10097871007174

Vineyards

280+ acres planted to Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Bonarda, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Tocai and Chenin Blanc, with small acreage of Torrontes and Tempranillo. Vineyards (Finca La Perseverancia, Finca Los Amigos, Finca Santa Herminia) are planted at 2,600+ feet above sea level.

Composition

100% Malbec.

Viticulture

Fruit was sourced from 35 year-old vines at the Finca La Perseverancia vineyard and 15 year old vines at the Finca Santa Herminia vineyard. Sandy, loam and silty, clay soils. Grapes were harvested by hand, with average yields of 4.3 tons/acre.

Winemaking

Fermented in temperature-controlled concrete tanks. 48 hour cold soak, with a total maceration period of 28 days and 2 gentle, pump-overs per day. 30% was fermented and matured 4 months with oak staves.

Alcohol

14.0%

Accolades

90 pts, “medium-bodied, supple, beautifully textured, and just about as easy drinking as they come.” – JebDunnuck.com, 9/18 (2017).

Vegan

Yes

Vegan

Yes

Farming Practices

Sustainable Non-Certified

Farming Practices

Sustainable Non-Certified

HPS SKU

ROCA022217

 

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