Monday, 19 April 2010

TN : Pascual Toso Alta Reserve Malbec 2007, Lujan De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina

Pascual Toso was established in 1890. This wine is 100% Malbec. The grapes underwent a cold maceration for 48 hours before alcoholic fermentation at low temperature with selected yeasts.
Then the wine is placed in French oak barrels where malolactic fermentation takes place and continues maturation for 12 months. The wine was bottled with a soft filtration and rested in bottle for six months before release. The residual sugar is 2.37 grammes per litre, acidity is 5.32 grammes per litre, and the pH is 3.5.

This wine won a silver medal at the 2009 International Wine Challenge.

Colour : Dark blackberry

Aroma : Blackcurrant, violets, plums, toasty oak, mineral

Taste : Intense blackberry and blackcurrant, tobacco, mineral, toasty oak, liquorice

Alcohol : 14%

Price : 219 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Pascual Toso

1 comment:

Almqvist said...

I bought this Pascual Toso for my girlfriend's birthday and it was worth its 219KR. I have bought the first of these three bottles at the Borås branch