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Paul Adams T/as, Fine Wines of Mayfield, High Street, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN20 6AQ, United Kingdom.

Bianchi `Famiglia Bianchi` Organic Malbec, 6 x 75cl

Bianchi `Famiglia Bianchi` Organic Malbec, 6 x 75cl

The Bianchi family winery was founded in 1928 by Italian immigrant Valentin Bianchi. It now covers 350 hectares of vineyard, situated 750m above sea level in San Rafael, about 240km south of Mendoza city.

The grapes were hand picked, then fermented at temperatures not exceeding 30ºC, with gentle and frequent pumping over for a period of 21 days to ensure good extraction of colour and ripe tannins. The wine was then aged for 12 months in French oak (75%) and American oak (25%) barriques of which 33% were new, 33% were one year old and 33% were two years old, before bottling.

Tasting Notes
Bianchi `Famiglia Bianchi` Organic Malbec is intense ruby with a glint of violet. Raspberry aromas mix with prunes, spices, tobacco and subtle mocha notes. Full-bodied and smooth on the palate with rounded tannins. Coffee and bitter chocolate from the oak ageing add complexity to the mature red fruit character on the long, well-balanced finish.

Region: Mendoza, Argentina
Grape: Malbec
Producer:- Bianchi
Style: Full bodied red
Alc: 14%% vol
Price is for a 6 x 75cl