Wine: Réserve

Bodega Raffy – Réserve

Producer: Bodega Raffy
Wine: Réserve
Grape Variety: Malbec (100%)
Production Zone: Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina
Altitude: 4000 feet above sea level
Surface Area/Yield: 42 hectoliters / hectare
Exposure: All the vineyards are planted from North to South so they can get full sun exposure as it moves across the sky from east to west.

Vinification & Aging: 12 months aging in fine grain, medium toast, French oak barrels (225L), with 20% new oak

Soil: Stony, sandy, calcareous
Vinification & Aging: At the arrival in the winery, the grapes are kept in a cold temperature hall. Afterwards, the wine is pressed for the enzyme extract. After the separation of the must from the skin, the alcoholic fermentation starts at a cool temperature of 64° F for 15 days. The wine is then racked in the stainless steel tanks for oxygenation. After that the wine remains in the tanks for 6 months. Before bottling, it goes through clarification and filtering. Once bottled, the wine ages for 6 additional months prior to release. Note: no malolactic fermentation.
Production: 2500 cases
Alcohol: 15%
Description: A harmonious and elegant wine, showing excellent density and ripeness of fruit, complex minerality, great freshness and smooth tannins

Food Pairing: Raffy Réserve will pair wonderfully with grilled meats, as well as game, and cured meats

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