Vasse Felix 2019 Black Label – Project Malbec I

Vasse Felix 2019 Black Market – Project Malbec IAccess to this wine is limited now as Vasse Felix has sold out.

From the Settlers Tavern Wine List:

One of the regions founding wineries, Malbec from their first plantings in the home vineyard 1967 (and form part or the iconic Tom Cullity Cab blend).

Winemaker Virginia Willcock and crew. Whole bunch carbonic maceration, wild fermentation, basket pressed, French oak. Bright deep maroon purple colour. Aromas dark ripe mulberry, anise, savoury mushorrom. Vibrant mulberry cranberry flavours, elegant, dry, tannic finish. (vegan)

From the Vasse Felix Winemakers comments

Fruit was carefully tipped into an oak vat as whole bunches. The vat was closed up and filled with CO2 without a berry being touched for 8 days, causing an enzymatic fermentation in the berry. The fruit was then foot-stomped and allowed to start wild yeast fermentation. Following the completion of fermentation, the wine was drained, basket pressed and stored in older French barriques. The wine was carefully racked and bottled after 6 months.

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