l'Authentique 2012

cahors, france

 

VARIETAL: 100% Malbec

VINEYARD: 60 year old vines; high terrace with gravelly and siliceous soil

FARMING PRACTICES: Sustainable methods; canopy thinning by hand; controlled yields

WINEMAKING: 25-30 day maceration

AGING: 18 months in oak casks, 60-70% new