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2015 Casa Freschi Malbec

Langhorne Creek, SA

Luscious, warm-hearted Langhorne Creek Malbec. 96 points James Halliday.

$55.00

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About The Wine

Malbec has found a very happy home amongst the dry creek-beds of Langhorne Creek.

Here's one of the best examples getting around.

This powerhouse wine picked up the highest score in the country for a Malbec taking a massive 96 points from James Halliday. It's the first time that a straight Malbec has been made a Casa Freschi and it's a ripper.

Want a big, brooding Malbec for the dinner table? Here it is.

Only 50 dozen made.

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

96Points
Halliday Wine Companion

"100% Destemmed, open-fermented, hand-plunged, matured for 18 months in used French barriques. The beautiful crimson rimmed by royal purple hue underlines the symbiosis between Langhorne Creek and malbec (and vice versa). This sends a silky, sumptuous message o pure plum (damson, blood, satsuma - you name it) flowing across the palate, and no difficult questions about the finish or aftertaste." - James Halliday (Halliday Wine Companion)

Additional Info

From The Producer

The 0.27 hectares of Malbec vines are a part of the 2.5 hectare original plantings by David's father, Attilio, in 1972. This very special parcel of fruit has been an integral part of the Profondo blend, a homage to Attilio, since its inuagural release in 1999, and remains so today.

For the very first time,  a small portion of the Malbec has been bottled separately in 2015. This is pure essence of old vine Malbec, produced using whole berry fermentation and 18 months in old French oak barriques.

This is exuberantly scented, with blueberry, rhubarb, violet and spice, deeply intense flavour and a lovely backbone of full fine tannins enhanced by a saline minerality.

Only 50 dozen produced. Can be enjoyed now or keep in a cool, dark cellar until 2035.

Blend : Malbec (100%)
ABV : 14.0%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2035
Bottle Size : 750ml

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