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Lakeview Cellars Malbec

Malbec


Cellar Door Price $34.95

Malbec 100.0%
Alcohol 13.0%
Residual Sugar (G/L) 6.0
Full Cases Produced 265

Growing Conditions

❖ Weather conditions were quite variable but on average, temperatures were close to normal and precipitation ranged from normal to a bit wet. ❖ temperatures picked up and were relatively normal in April and May ❖ The summer growing season brought excellent conditions with few major storms and sunny warm weather in the Niagara region.

Winemaking

❖ Gently pressed in pneumatic style presses ❖ Fermented on the skins for 30 days in stainless steel tanks

Aging

Aged in oak barrels

Harvest

❖ Fall weather settled nicely into warm beautiful conditions for the start of harvest except for some rainy periods but overall the weather was favourable. ❖ 2016 was an interesting year with some significant weather variations through the growing season however, as is often the case, nature eventually found a balance by the end of the season.

Nose

Complex aromatics, this medium-bodied Malbec boosts notes of pomegranate, plum and a hint of spice on the nose.

Palate

The palate is rich with flavours of coffee, mulberry and blackberries leading to an elegant finish.

Appearance

Deep in colour.

Food Pairing

Recommended Cellaring 5-6 years. Pair this unique wine with a charcuterie board and artisanal cheeses or a savory beef stew.


A Selection of Other Malbec's from Niagara Region


A Selection of Other Malbec's from Canada