2016 Malbec  -  Corona del Valle

The Corona Estate

- A family owned and operated winery in the heart of Valle de Guadalupe, established in 2011, Corona del Valle works with 9 varieties of grapes all of which come from their organically farmed sustainibly run vineyards. 

 - Focus is on monovarietals, with fastidious attention to detail in the vineyards and making very pure honest wines with no corrections.

 - The winery is designed with the utmost orientation to sustainibility with forward thinking elements such as a rooftop solar array that provides enough energy to run their entire operation, and buried drip irrigation lines to reduce loss from evaporation to almost zero. 

Vineyard Details: 

- Soil type:  Decomposed sandstone and red clay

- Elevation: 1000 ft

- Vine age: vines planted in 2011

 - Farmed organic (not certified)

Total Production: 9 wines (additional reservas in some vintages), 7,000 cases

2016 Malbec - Corona del Valle

$39.99Price
  • Tasting Notes and Drinking Window:

    A full-bodied red with structure and balance to age well for over a decade. Blackberry pie, vanilla, coco and tobacco carry the main profile while being accented by elements that remind of yerba mat̩, graphite and saddle leather. If consumed now, decant for 1 hour prior to serving.

    500 cases made

    Drinking window: Now - 15 years

  • Vintage:

    2016

  • Blend:

    100% Malbec

  • Producer:

    Corona del Valle 

  • Winemaker:

    Jac Cole - American lives in Napa

    Hector Corona - Mexican 

    Ricardo Espinoza - Mexican 

  • Vineyards:

    Valle de Guadalupe - Estate vineyards in the center of the valley at an elevation of 1,000 ft. Vines are 6 years old and planted in soil of decomposed sandstone mixed with red clay. While not certified, the vineyards are farmed organic. 

  • Aging:

    Fermentation occured in stainless steel tanks with seeds and skins over a period of 4 weeks. After fermentation the wine was moved to French oak barrels (70% 2nd use, 30% 1st use) and aged for an additional 12 months. 

  • Farming:

    Organic, sustainable

  • Alcohol:

    13.8%

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