The grapes for this wine come from Malbec blocks 6 and 7 and Petit Verdot block 20 of the El Olivar Estate vineyard. This is a limited edition wine made from vines with an age of 7 years and planted at a density of 2,899 plants per hectare. All of the grapes were hand-harvested and the wine was fermented in small stainless steel tanks and then aged for 18 months in new French (93%) and American (7%) oak barrels. The wine was bottled on December 4th 2008 and 17,365 bottles were produced.
This wine received 90 points from Robert Parker's 2009 Wine Advocate.
Colour : Dark blackberry
Aroma : Blackberry, herbs, cherry, blueberry
Taste : Mineral, blackberry, violets, spicy on finish
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : 229 SEK
Mark : B
Website : Viu Manent Winery