Clasico de Lagarde Sauvignon by Bodega Lagarde, Mendoza

Clasico de Lagarde Sauvignon by Bodega Lagarde, Mendoza

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Description

VARIETAL COMPOSITION
100% Malbec
VINEYARD
Luj?n de Cuyo ? Mendoza. Planted in 1906, 1930, 1995. Altitude 850, 980 mamsl.
VINEYARD STRUCTURE/YIELD
2 types of plantations: Low vine training. Surface irrigation: Cane and spur pruning. High density plantation. And high vine training. Drip irrigation. Cordon pruning with spurs. Average yield: 100 q/ha.
FERMENTATION PROCESS
In stainless steal tanks with daily pumpovers and a controlled temperature under 30 ?C. The maceration lasts for about 14 days, depending on daily tastings. The Malolactic fermentation is spontaneous.
AGING
50% of the wine in oak barrels for 8-10 months (80% French and 20% American)
STORAGE IN BOTTLE
5 years
ALCOHOL 14% TOTAL ACIDITY 5,93 g/l
SUGAR RESIDUE 1,34 NUMBER OF BOTTLES 177.000
TASTING NOTES
COLOR: Intense violet red.
AROMA: With aromas of ripe red fruits and jams. Soft notes of vanilla, chocolate and smokey scents.
FLAVOR: Very balanced with good body. The presence of tannins make it smooth and persistent.
PAIRING SUGGESTION
Ideal with grilled meats or pasta with red sauces.

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