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Mythic Barrel Malbec

Tasting notes: Deep dark red in color with notes of fresh red berries and plum jam on the nose followed by mellowed spice and tobacco from the time spent in barrel. The wine exhibits complexity and great structure while rewarding with soft silky tannins and balanced acidity, settling into a long and persistent finish. Winemaker: Bernardo Bossi Bonilla Appellation: Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina. Varietal: 100% Malbec Alcohol: 14.5% pH: 3.6 Acidity: 5.6 g/l Vineyard: Estate, select low-yielding blocks Yield: 1.6 tons per acre Harvest: By hand, in the cool early hours of morning Selection: Manual selection of clusters Maceration: 6 days at 50°F Fermentation: Spontaneous in-barrel malolactic with indigenous yeasts Filtering: Naturally clarified after several rackings Aging: 12 months in new French Oak Barrels.
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Mythic Wines

Mythic Mountain Chardonnay Mythic Vineyard Chardonnay Viognier Mythic Mountain Red Blend Mythic Mountain Malbec Mythic Estate Malbec Mythic Vineyard Malbec Mythic Vineyard Cabernet Mythic Block Malbec Mythic Barrel Malbec In the Southern Hemisphere lies a Viticultural Eden bathed by an ancient ridge,  where pristine glacial waters filter down through nutrient rich earth. This unspoiled paradise is the chosen land for growing vines. It is here where our wines are born.  300 days of sun, deep roots, and alluvial soil create the most ideal of conditions for these MYTHIC Argentine wines. Winemaker Bernardo Bossi Bonilla – winemaker extraordinaire.  Bernie spent years honing his skills at Argentine powerhouses Catena, Tikal, and Casarena before embarking on his very own label, MYTHIC.  No longer handcuffed by management and bean-counters, Bernardo is afforded the freedom to craft his wines exactly how he sees fit…. quite a rare feat with the proliferation of factory wineries..
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