- 100% Malbec
- Harvested from best parcels. 100% hand harvest, small bins, chilled overnight;
- Hand selection plus selected and destemmed in Pellenc machine;
- Using the most modern technologies blended with traditional style;
- Made from non-crushed grapes. Cryo-maceration occurred 5 days;
- Aged for 6 months in 225 l New French barrique Segun Moreau, medium and medium plus toasted;
- Soil clay-based loam, rich in chernozem, also blue clay-based soils;
- Only south-south east expositions. Elevation plus 200 m;
- Aging potential up to 10 years.
Malbec is a French grape variety, nowadays, mainly, grown in Argentina. In 1853, Michel Pouget – a French agronomist, was hired by the Argentine government to select French grape varieties and to acclimatize them in Argentina. Surprisingly, but Malbec variety has adapted very well in all the regions it was planted, moreover, the wines were even better than in the country of origin.
Malbec de Purcari is a wine with a strong personality that will surprise you – it’s an explosion of grace, perfect for edgy combinations and the most surprising olfactory mixtures. Malbec wine has a ruby color, with purple reflections, with subtle shades of blackberries, black currants and violets. The taste is sophisticated, texture is velvety, tannins are soft and silky.
Recommended serving temperature: +16… +18 °С
Total acidity: 5,5 g/dm3
Volatile acidity: 0,52 g/dm3
Total SO2: 100 mg/dm3
Total sugars: 2,5 g/dm3
Château Purcari founded in 1827 is Moldova’s most celebrated winery. Our wines have been
served to the Royal Courts of Europe for over 150 years. Its first gold medal was awarded in 1878
at the World Exhibition in Paris, when French experts were profoundly impressed by the rich
flavor and intense color of Negru de Purcari, which surpassed even Bordeaux wines. Along time,
Purcari wines won more than 300 medals at the most prestigious international competitions like
Decanter, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, Challenge International du Vin, as well as the
recognition of the Royal House of Great Britain.