2010 "BABICORA" MALBECWine Match Special Selection

81% Malbec
Hearst Ranch Winery

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WINE DETAILS
retail price: $30.00
club price: n/a
available:Yes
cases:1350
formats: 750mL
released:May 18, 2012
date profiled:Oct 17, 2012
region:Central Coast
AVA:Paso Robles
vineyards:Hearst Saunders Vineyard
estate fruit:Yes
single vineyard: No
brix at harvest:Blended
alcohol:14.1%
fined:No
filtered:No
oak type:20% French |80% Neutra ... 20% French |80% Neutral  
oak barrels:20% New  
oak aging: 20 Months  
 
varietal%AVAclone
malbec 81% Paso Robles
cabernet sauvignon 10% Paso Robles
petite verdot 9%
 
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Winemaker Jeremy Leffert Notes
Aromatically, "Babicora" is layered with rich black fruits laden with tropical notes such as passion fruit and lychee nut. "Babicora" is stylistically similar to Argentinian Malbecs, with a flavor profile driven by front end blackberry jam flavors. The mid-palate is dominated by game and cherry flavors that transition to a raspberry and French oak tannin driven finish that is reminiscent of sweet cassis. Bottle age has allowed the development of tropical notes and high tone herbal characteristics. Our 2010 Malbec was harvested approximately one month later than the 2009 vintage. We feel that this extra hang time allowed for the subtle development of certain aromatic qualities found in our Malbec. The fruit was gently de-stemmed a ...more... nd allowed to soak at 45-50 F for 5-6 days before primary fermentation, which lasted an additional 17 days. The must was gently pressed, settled, and racked into barrel for 18-20 months. TA: .59 g/100 mL pH: 3.82
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