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Low Sulphite Vegan
Cuarenta Malbec Lucas Pfister - Buon Vino Natural Wine
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40/40 Cuarenta Malbec Lucas Pfister 2017

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One Line Description 40/40 Cuarenta Malbec, Organic, Bold Classic Malbec from Mendoza, subtle hints of oak with touches of vanilla, spice and dark currants.
Production Method Natural, Organic
Country Argentina Argentinian
Region Mendoza, Argentina
Producer Lucas Pfister
Vintage 2017
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Malbec
Alcohol 14% abv
Terroir The vineyard is located at 890 m above sea-level. With a continental dry climate. Blended from 2 parcels one from clay soils, the other from gravel based soils
Total Sulphur Level Below 50mg/l
Maturation Matured in used barrels of 225 litres for 12 months
Ageing Potential 6-8 years
Production Detail Stainless Steal vat fermentation with maceration on skins for twenty days. Ferment is ambient with native yeasts and the wine is matured in used barrels of 225 litres for 12 months. No fining, a light filtration and a small amount of sulphur used.
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan, Unfined
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40/40 Cuarenta Malbec, Organic, Bold Classic Malbec from Mendoza, subtle hints of oak with touches of vanilla, spice and dark currants. This is a blend of two parcels of Malbec, one richer from deeper clay soils and the other from a parcel with some clay but also a high percentage of gravels. The grapes are manually harvested in 20 kg boxes, destemmed with (7-10%) whole bunch, followed by a stainless vat fermentation with maceration on skins for twenty days. Ferment is ambient with native yeasts and the wine is matured in used barrels of 225 litres for 12 months. No fining, a light filtration and a small amountof sulphur used. A truly superb Mendoza Malbec with plenty of Argy, Bargy fruit and intensity yet with the delicious freshness that comes from natural production.

A family owned vineyard where after finishing his studies in France and some harvests around the world Lucas decided to start this small project back home using only his favourite plots. The idea is to express as much as possible the terroir in the wines by avoiding over manipulation and wine making tricks in the winery. The vineyard is located at 890 m above sea-level. With a continental dry climate. Ugarteche is known for very cold nights and very warm days. The vines are certified organic and Lucas' approach is very hands off in the cellar.

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