CAUTIVO DE
ORFILA SELECT

Malbec

MALBEC

Harvest
Hand-picked in mid April.

Elaboration process
3 days of cold maceration, followed by 8 days of fermentation at 26°C - 28°C, and 20 days of maceration after fermentation.

Ageing
12 months in French oak barrels, then it remains at least 8 months in bottle.

Tasting notes
It has an intense red color with violet hues. In nose, it is complex and fragrant, with mature plum notes typical of this varietal. It has elegant aromas of toasted bread and spices due to its long aging period in oak barrels. In mouth, it is straight and juicy, displaying smooth and sweet tannins, making it an outstanding Malbec for aging.

Malbec Carménére

MALBEC CARMÉNÉRE

Harvest
Both varieties are harvested together, hand-picked during the last week of April and first week of May.

Elaboration process
3 days of cold maceration, followed by 8 days of co-fermentation at 26 -28 °C, and 20 days of maceration after fermentation.

Ageing
12 months in French oak barrels, followed by at least 8 months in bottle.

Tasting notes
It is a dark red wine with intense violet hues. In nose, it is spicy with mineral and tobacco notes, reminiscences of mature red fruits, and elegant aromas of nuts due to its long aging period in oak barrels. In mouth, it is straight and juicy, evidencing the typical balanced acidity of Carménère variety. Flavors are excellently displayed in the center of the mouth with sweet and round tannins, distinctive of a well matured Malbec variety. The combination of these two varietals gives place to a highly complex and opulent wine.