Malbec 2021, Camarada, Mendoza
Classic Argentine Malbec – Plum, blueberry and blackcurrants on the palate with a subtle complexity and long harmonious finish.
Belhara Estate is a family winery nestled in the Uco Valley in Mendoza, with a focus on crafting artisanal red blends and single vineyard wines. Their Camarada brand offers excellent value for money.
Malbec grapes are hand harvestaed at the beginning of March and delivered to the winery in the same day. Stems are removed, then traditional fermentation at 22-24C for 6 – 10 days. Grapes are crushed using gentle pneumatic bag presses. Malolactic fermentation takes place to give organoleptic complexity to the wine. 50% of the wine is aged in new innerstaves for 5 months (70% French Oak and 30% American Oak) and micro-oxygenation.