2011 Tilia Malbec Syrah

Varietal:

50% Malbec - 50% Syrah

Vintage:

2011

Vineyards:

Eastern and Southern Mendoza

Fermentation:

Selected yeast, max temp. ferm. 26/28°C, 14 days, with a maceration of 23 days

Aging:

9 months in French and American oak (10%new)

Alcohol:

13.50% vol.

Acidity/pH:

5.50/3.74

Notes:

This wine is dark purple in color with violet tones. It has aromas of black cherries and blueberries with hints of coffee, vanilla, pepper, and smoke. Full-bodied on the palate, the wine has rich flavors of concentrated cassis, black raspberries, and cranberries with notes of dark chocolate, vanilla, and spice on the long, silky finish.