El Esteco Estate Malbec

SKU: B1976114

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El Esteco Estate Malbec

GBP 14.95
£14.95
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Tasting Note

A concentrated Malbec with notes of blueberries, dried fruits, raisins, coffee and a touch of herbaceousness. The vibrant palate has firm, juicy tannins, great concentration of flavour and a long length.

Product Information

  • Red Wine

  • Richly Textured & Full Bodied Red

  • El Esteco

  • Argentina

  • Calchaquí Valley

  • Malbec

  • 2014

  • Drink now or keep for 2-3 years

  • 75cl

  • Cork

  • 14.5%

Winemaking

Cafayate’s most characteristic wine bears the name of our winery. The day of the harvest is eagerly expected, and once the grapes reach the optimum point of ripeness, they are hand-picked in the early hours of dawn. This careful process gives as a result a greatly complex, extremely fine wine. El Esteco is rustic but elegant; a high altitude wine, intense and traditional, it can proudly represent the Calchaquíes Valleys and take our name to the rest of the world.

Concentrated bunches of small grains are manually harvested in 18Kg plastic bins. Pre-fermentative macerations at 5°C in stainless steel tanks. Utilization of both native and selected yeasts for the fermentation process. Post fermentative macerations, totalize 25 days. Natural malolactic fermentation is carried in both American and French barrels of first, second and third use. Finalizing this process the wine is aged in the same oak barrels for 12 months. A careful selection of barrels is made, looking for light toasted oak in order to outstand the freshness of the fruit. The wine is bottled unfiltered, and kept at the winery for 6 months.

Food Recomendation

Try it with braised lamb shanks accompanied by spicy beans and chorizo stew.

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Delivery Options

FREE delivery on orders of £100+ per UK mainland address

Delivery costs £7.50 per address on orders less than £100 per UK mainland address

Special Delivery Options

The following delivery services are not available on our website, but can be arranged by calling us on 01225 322810.

  • UK mainland next day by 9am timed parcel delivery: £10.00 per 1-12 bottles
  • UK mainland by 12 noon Saturday timed parcel delivery: £10.00 per 1-12 bottles
  • Northern Ireland, Isle of Wight, Scilly Isles, Isle of Man, Scottish Islands parcel delivery: £15.00 per 1-12 bottles
  • UK mainland delivery to a bonded warehouse: £25.00 irrespective of quantity
  • UK mainland PM timed parcel delivery: £10.00 per 1-12 bottles

Click & Collect

Click & Collect is a free deliver to store service. Orders will be available for collection from the Great Western Wine Shop, Unit 3-4, Wells Road, Bath, BA2 3AP only (Opening Hours: Daily 10am - 7pm and Saturday 10am – 6pm, closed on Bank Holidays). Orders are ready for collection within 2 working days. You will be notified by the Customer Service team when your order is ready for collection. When collecting your order, please ensure you bring a valid photo ID, card used for payment along with a copy of your order. This can be a printed copy or you can show a copy of the email confirmation on your phone or tablet. If you are unable to collect your order within 15 days of purchase, your order will be cancelled and payment refunded.