El Caliz Malbec 2014
Awesome whole-bunch Malbec fromthe Helderberg’s ‘Golden Triangle’. Ole!
A good Malbec is a big but soft wine, an almost rustic version of Merlot with softer tannins. Argentina has made the varietal a world-wide favourite. The vines for Malbec are often shaped in a way that resembles a goblet, and the old Spanish word for “goblet” is “El Caliz” hence the name of our Stellenbosch example of this delightful cultivar. Having identified a superlative plot of vines deep within the Helderberg’s ‘Golden Triangle’ we set about making an expressive wine from whole-bunch pressing and gentle oak to add complexity. A full bodied, rich, dark and juicy wine with a deep structure.
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