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Maipe Malbec Organic
Casir dos Santos
Argentina - Mendoza   

Maipe means "Lord of the Wind" in Quechua. The Andean people still invoke his name to clear the skies after a heavy rain, or to temper the summer heat.

Elaborated with Organic grapes coming from Lujan de Cuyo and Maipu regions, areas dominated by semi-arid and windy conditions. In this area, the main soil components are loam and silt - characteristics that allow to produce rich and ripe fruit character wines.

Maipe Malbec Organic is a young, fresh and fruity wine with red fruit aromas. Easy to drink with smooth tannins and the perfect acidity balance.

Specifications
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Malbec
Age of vines
5 to 15 years old
Agricultural Practices
Organic
Soil type
Loam and Silt
Vinification
Manual harvest in 400kg bins. Destemming. Fermentation in concrete vats. Pumping over three times a day, depending on tasting. Racking every 3 months. No oak. Cross flow filtration

Production
2,000 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Young cheeses, pasta and all kind of meats.

Producer Information: Casir dos Santos

Founded in 1862, Casir dos Santos is one of the oldest wineries still operating in Argentina. The winery produces wine from the Uco Valley, Lujan de Cuyo and Maipu.

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