Susana Balbo Signature Malbec

Uco Valley, Mendoza

Tasting Notes

Beautiful deep violet color. It is a balanced and well-structured wine with flavors of raspberry, dark plum and currant that feature plenty of refined savory accents. Hints of mineral and smoke appear on its elegant, velvety and long finish. Well integrated oak and filigree tannins.                                                                

Beef, pork, game meats, cream-based sauces.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pumping over and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 28°C. Extended maceration 35 days. Aged for 13 months in 30% new French oak barrels and 70% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 95% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot. Alcohol 13.6%; acidity 5.8 g/L.

Grapes grown in Altamira, Uco Valley, at an average elevation of 1,200 m.

Tasting Notes

Beautiful deep violet color with exploding aromas of blackberries, blueberries and black cherries. It is a wonderfully floral, pure expression of Uco Valley. On the palate it has enticing flavors of plum, berries, with a bright acidity and a lick of chalk. Well-integrated oak and filigree tannins. Its finish is elegant, velvety and long.                                                                

Beef, pork, game meats, cream-based sauces.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pumping over and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 30°C. Extended maceration 35 days. Aged for 13 months in 30% new French oak barrels and 70% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 95% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot. Alcohol 14.4%; acidity 6.0 g/L.

Grapes grown in Altamira, Uco Valley, at an average elevation of 1,200 m.

Tasting Notes

Bright violet red color. Vibrant aromas of blackberries and pepper with a floral/herbal lift. Intense and well-balanced with bright acidity, well-integrated oak and fine-grained tannins. This is a ripe and rich style of wine with long velvet finish.

Pairs well with beef, pork, game birds and meat-based sauces.

Hand picked, destemmed. Cooled at 6°C. Selected yeast Macerated for 35 days. Low pressed. Max. temperature 28°C. Aged for 13 months in 100% new French oak barrels: 30% new and 70% second-use.

Blend is 95% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot. Alcohol 14.4%; acidity 5.4 g/L.

Grapes grown at La Delfina Vineyard in Altamira, Uco Valley, at an elevation of 1,080 m.

Tasting Notes

Bright violet color with dark fruits, black cherries and violets aromas. Notes of spices and wild herbs such as thyme and mint are followed by a fresh and juicy palate. A perfect tension between fine-grained tannins and ripe fruit flavors makes this an elegant full-bodied Malbec with a long and smooth finish.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pumping over and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 28°C. Extended maceration 35 days. Aged for 13 months in 30% new French oak barrels and 70% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 94% Malbec, 6% Petit Verdot. Alcohol 14.4%; acidity 5.4 g/L.

Grapes grown at La Delfina Vineyard in Altamira, Uco Valley, at an elevation of 1,100 m.

Tasting Notes

Beautiful deep violet color with exploding aromas of blackberry, black cherry and blueberries framed by hints of spices and mint. The wonderful aromas are mirrored on the palate and they are joined by ripe plum fruit and notes of toasty vanilla, bittersweet chocolate and a hint of mint on the finish. This is a ripe and rich style of wine with a long velvety finish.

Pairs well with a wide range of foods from beef and pork to game birds or even meat-based pastas.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pump-overs and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 30°C. Extended maceration 35 days. Aged for 13 months in 80% new French oak barrels and 20% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 92% Malbec, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon. Alcohol 14.4%; acidity 5.6 g/L.

Grapes grown in Alto Agrelo (Luján de Cuyo) and Altamira (Uco Valley) at an average elevation of 1,080 m (3,543 ft.).

TRADE & MEDIA ASSETS /////////////////

2012 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Bottle

2012 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Label

2012 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Shelftalker

2012 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Tasting Notes

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Bottle

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Label

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Shelftalker

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Tasting Notes

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Bottle

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Label

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Sales Sheet

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Shelftalker

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Tasting Notes

2015 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Tasting Notes

2016 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec – Label

2016 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Tasting Notes

2016 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec WA 92+pts- Shelftalker

2018 Susana Balbo Signature Wine Advocate reviews 7-18 Sales Sheet

Susana Balbo Signature Malbec Bottle Shot