Famiglia Mosso 2018 Malbec, Lunlunta, Mendoza, Argentina - DECANTsf

Famiglia Mosso 2018 Malbec, Lunlunta, Mendoza, Argentina

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Familia Mosso’s story begins in 1860 when Francisco Mosso and his family immigrated from Italy to Mendoza and became devoted to viticulture. They produced a Turin-style Vermouth, which years later became famous and gave immense prestige to the Mosso name.
  • Winemaker: Ruben Sfragara
  • Farming: Organic
  • Varieties: 100% Malbec
  • Terroir: Lunlunta, in Maipú, Mendoza, 2,821 feet above sea level. Alluvial, formed by sediments brought by the waters from the Andes, being of loam-silty to sandy texture. The gravel and stones below the surface confer to the soil´s excellent drainage, with a deepness of approx 80 cm.
  • Vinification:  Light crushing, classic temperature-controlled fermentation during 7 days, using selected yeast. Extended maceration of 20 days.
  • Aging:  8 month in 30% new French oak, 70% neutral American oak
  • Tasting Note:  Intense and complex aromas of red fruits, which harmonize with vanilla and mocha with reminiscence of fresh plums. Full bodied in mouth, its flavors lead to a polished and lingering finish.
  • Critic Scores: 91 points - Wine Enthusiast

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