MALBEC SYRAH

DATA SHEET | 2012 TILIA MALBEC SYRAH

VARIETAL

50% Malbec - 50% Syrah

VINTAGE

2012

VINEYARDS

Eastern and Southern Mendoza

FERMETATION

Selected yeast, max temp. ferm. 27/29°C, 12 days, with a maceration of 15 days

AGING

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

ALCOHOL

13.50% vol.

ACIDITY/PH

5.42/3.85

TILIA NAME

Tilia, the Latin name for Linden, is a traditional tree throughout the wine country of Mendoza. Its flowers are used to make a popular herbal tea with calming properties.

WINERY

The Tilia wines are made at Bodegas Esmeralda, winery in eastern Mendoza dedicated to the value segment of the Argentine domestic market.

WINEMAKER

The Tilia wines are made by renowned Catena winemaker, Leopoldo Kushnaroff.

VINEYARDS

The Tilia wines are made with a blend of fruit sourced from the Eastern and Southern regions of Mendoza.

TASTING 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.