Tapiz Malbec

Outstanding Malbec due to the ideal combination of grapes from the best areas of Mendoza. The diversity of vineyards and different climatic conditions in Agrelo, Tupungato and La Consulta brings about a greater complexity of aromas and add an exceptional fruit concentration. 8 months in oak with an exceptional concentration of fruit.

Fermentation is in stainless steel tanks for approximately 10 to 14 days at 28ºC with 100 % malolactic fermentation; then 8 months of French (70%) and American (30%) oak barrels.

Grape Varieties:
Malbec
Alcohol/VOL:
14%
Vintage:
2016
Tasting Notes:

An attractive and deep violet colour, then  powerful bouquet  with aromas of red berries, black fruits and raspberries. Good firm structure and ripe tannins.

About the Producer

Bodegas Fincas Patagonicas

Fincas Patagonicas was built in 1999 when the Californian company Kendall Jackson expanded into Argentina, The winery was bought in 2003 by the Argentine family Ortiz who already had vineyards in the region. They have successfully changed the direction of the Tapiz brand, from one aimed at the American market to wines with international appeal.

Tapiz markets itself as “Argentine heritage with cosmopolitan flair” showcasing the extraordinary qualities of contemporary Argentine winemaking. A combination of a diversity of terroir in 140ha of vineyards, one of the most technological wineries in Argentina and an emphasis on quality fruit and structure has produced a range of classically styled, award winning wines.

They can be considered as textbook interpretations of the varietals. Jean Claude Berrouet, winemaker at Ch. Petrus from 1964 – 2007, now acts as a consultant both to Tapiz and to the famous Bordeaux Château.