Family Selection Blend 2014

With this wine we strive to achieve a Malbec with a deep purple color and a high intensity of blackberries, blueberries, plums and milk chocolate. Unique to the La Consulta terroir are the aroma and color of violets.


Bottles produced: 3,000
Winemaker: María de los Ángeles Morchio Giol
Vineyard Manager: María de los Ángeles Morchio Giol
Winery: La Giolina S.A.
Vineyards: Estate vineyard in La Consulta, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina.
Varietal: Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Average Vineyard Altitude: 3200 feet above sea level
Density: 2500 plants per acre.
Sustainably Farmed: 100%


Harvest: By hand.
Sorting: Double manual selection.
Fermentation and Maceration: 25 days.
Malolactic Fermentation: 100% spontaneous in oak.
Winemaking: Indigenous yeasts; unfiltered and unfined; 15% bleed-off.
Aging: 16-18 months in first and second use French oak barrels.
Alcohol: 14,0%
Residual Sugar: 0.24%
Acidity: pH of 3.5; TA of 5.6 g/l

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