Belhara Estate is a family winery nestled in the Uco Valley Mendoza of Argentina, The estate is comprised of 3 estate vineyards with altitude between 1100 and 1400 meters. Belhara Estate focuses on crafting artisanal red blends and single vineyard wines with their 180 hectares of planted vineyards. Stephen Huse, owner and Director of Winemaking received his formal training at the University of Bordeaux obtaining a Diploma of Enology as well as a Master of Science in Winemaking & Viticulture. He assumed winemaking position in winery such as Chateau Margaux and Mouton Rothschild, followed in Napa Valley at Harlan Estate and Merryvale Vineyards.

Website: www.belharaestate.com

AMAYAN MALBEC 2015

GRAPE VARIETIES:
Malbec

GRADE:
13.5% vol

TYPE OF SOIL:

COLOUR:
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AROMA:
Floral and spicy

PALATE:
Flavours of black fruit and a supple tannin structure, great minerality and freshness with an elegant, precise finish and subtle oak.

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Grapes were hand harvested in selected blocks between 2nd and 8th April. Alcoholic fermentation and extended maceration on skins took place for 30 days in both small tanks and open-top barrels with manual punch downs for better extraction and a lush and broad mouthfeel. The wine was then aged in French oak barrels (Mercurey Tonnellerie) for 12-14 months with gentle racking, before it was bottled unfiltered.

AMAYAN CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2016

GRAPE VARIETIES:
Cabernet Sauvignon

GRADE:
13.5% vol

TYPE OF SOIL:

COLOUR:
Dark ruby colour.

AROMA:
Elegant aromas of spice combined with floral notes

PALATE:
Raspberry and mulberry combine with a sense of minerality and freshness.

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Grapes were hand harvested in selected blocks between 2nd and 8th April. Alcoholic fermentation and extended maceration on skins took place for 20-30 days in small tanks. The wine was then aged in French oak barrels (Mercurey Tonnellerie) for 12 months with gentle racking.

Single Vineyard Malbec 2016

GRAPE VARIETIES:
Malbec

GRADE:
14% vol

TYPE OF SOIL:

COLOUR:
Opaque inky purple core with reflections of carbon

AROMA:
Smoky and saturated with black fruit; cassis and dark cherries

PALATE:
Opulent flavours of blueberry and blackberry are complemented by notes of roasted coffee and cinnamon.

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Grapes were hand harvested in selected blocks in April. Alcoholic fermentation and extended maceration on skins took place for 30 days in open-top barrels with manual punch downs for better extraction and a lush and broad mouthfeel. The wine was then aged in 100% new French oak barrels (Mercurey Tonnellerie) for 18 months with gentle racking, before bottling unfiltered.

Single Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

GRAPE VARIETIES:
Cabernet Sauvignon

GRADE:
14.5% vol

TYPE OF SOIL:

COLOUR:
Red dark hue.

AROMA:
The finish is long and well integrated.

PALATE:
Supple tannins as well as an array of red fruit; cherries and pomegranate.

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Grapes were hand harvested in selected blocks between 4th and 10th April. Alcoholic fermentation and extended maceration on the skins took place for 25-30 days in open-top barrels with manual punch downs for better extraction and a lush and broad mouthfeel. The wine was then aged in 100% new French oak barrels (Mercurey Tonnellerie) for 16-18 months with gentle racking.

GRAN CORTE BLEND 2015

GRAPE VARIETIES:
60% Malbec, 25% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot

GRADE:
14% vol

TYPE OF SOIL:

COLOUR:
—.

AROMA:
Smoky and saturated with black fruit, cassis and dark cherries

PALATE:
Opulent flavours of blueberry and blackberry are complemented by notes of roasted coffee and cinnamon on a long and lavish finish

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Belhara Estate grapes were hand harvested from selected old vine blocks. Alcoholic fermentation and extended maceration on skins took place for 30 days in open-top barrels with manual punch downs for better extraction and a lush and broad mouthfeel. The wine was then aged in 100% new French oak barrels (Mercurey Tonnellerie) for 18 months with gentle racking.