El Porvenir - 'Our Family Icon', Salta
Malbec 60%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%, Tannat 7%, Petit Verdot 3%.
Malolcatic fermentation in new barrels. Each variety is separately aged in first-use French oak barrels for between 18-22 months.
Ripe red and black fruits such as raspberry and cherry, notes of plums, cassis and dried figs. The wood is present with delicate notes of vanilla, smoke and mocha. The acidity makes room for the firm and sweet tannins.
You can pop this down for up to 15 years.