Malbec rouge 2015

Côtes du Lot IGP

Original Malbec (red wine) from the RIGAL range Original is a gourmet and well-balanced Comté Tolosan. This range showcases the famous varietals from the Southwest of France. A range full of colours and flavours that delight the eye and the palate.


Vinification

The grapes are macerated at warm temperature before fermentation immediately followed by a cooling time to preserve the flavor extraction


Maturation

The wine is partially aged on staves to develop its aromatic complexity and insure the roundness of its aromas.


Tasting Notes

Eye: A typical dark color of Malbec.

Nose: A fruity, gourmand and well-balanced wine with an intense and complex nose.

Palate: Robust, lively, nicely with fine peppered tannins.


Food Pairings

Serve at 17°C Perfect to drink with red meats, salads and sweet and sour cuisine.



Resources

Download the tech sheet (pdf)
Download the high-resolution bottle shot (tiff)
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Varietals

100% Malbec


Appellation

Côtes du Lot IGP

Côtes du Lot IGP


Winemaker

Cédric Tannière


Alcohol

11.0%


Soil Types

Terroir: The terroir of superior terraces of the Lot valley is ideal to get concentrated and aromatic berries, thanks to a favorable sunny exposition and a limited hydric supply. Soil and sub-soil: Main soils of the appellation selected (clay and limestone, terraces...)