MENDOZA Domaine Bousquet Hunuc Malbec, 2018 (Organic)

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Domaine Bousquet Hunuc Malbec, 2018 (Organic)

£12.75

Category: Argentina, MENDOZA, Domaine Bousquet, 2018

The Bousquet family originally arrived from Carcassonne and can proudly claim to have four generations of experience in the winemaking tradition.

This first 110 hectare parcel is located in the Gualtallary valley in Tupungato, Mendoza at an altitude of 1200 metres (4,000 feet), making it one of the higher altitude vineyards in Mendoza and the world. The cool nights and a near constant breeze emphasise the idyllic climatic/terroir conditions that these vines enjoy. In total, the Bousquet estate comprises 240 hectares of vines, all in Tupungato. Domaine Bousquet produces high quality organic wines.

In stock

£12.75

Grape

100% Malbec

Vineyard & Vinification Note

Vineyards: Own Vineyards in Tupungato, Alto Gualtallary. By the foothills of the Andes at 4000 ft.altitude.

The vineyards enjoy a marked thermal amplitude. Gravel and sand Soil.

Winemaking: Manual harvest between the end of March and beginning of April. Fermentation with selected yeast at a maximum temperature of 27°C for 12 days

Tasting Note

Intense violet colour. Red and black fruit, figs and berries aromas. Medium body and round velvety tannins. Vegan

Tim Atkin Tasting Note

Hunuc is made with 80% purchased grapes, but is still organically certified like the estate’s own vineyards. Very lightly wooded, it’s a pure, unsullied, sappy Malbec with the freshness and minerality of Gualtallary and some wild herb aromas of thyme and oregano. 2020-23. 90 Points, Argentina 2019 special report

Food Pairing

Ideal with pasta and red meat dishes.

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