The Vines of Mendoza

#6 Month of Malbec - Bacan Malbec 2007


The Bacan Malbec 2007 was made by Giuseppe Franceschini, a young Italian winemaker, fell in love with Mendoza (and a Mendocina) and decided to start making his own Malbec from Argentina; BACAN.

Check out his interview with The Vines of Mendoza sommelier Mariana Onofri here

Region: Las Compuertas, Lujánde Cuyo.
Varietal Composition: 100% Malbec

Winemaking: Bacán is a word used in the tango language (lunfardo), to define a man that loves good life elegant and refined, gallant with the women, lover of the parties and good wine. Grapes come froman 80-year-old vineyard. Maceration was carried out in15 days in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature.

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