Filus Malbec Reserve 2008

Technical data

Winery: Filus
Wine type:

Grape variety:
Vintage: 2008

Tasting notes

Sight: Deep and bright purple color.

Nose: Ripe red fruit aromas reminding of black and blueberries, dark plum and licorice combined with vanilla aromas.

Mouth: Chewy, sweet and elegant in the mouth, with dark currant, blackberry, bitter chocolate and violet flavors complicated by mineral and coffee nuance. The finish is firm and persistent with building tannins.


Region: region_2@nombre (subregion_15@nombre)
Localidad: Vista Flores; Tunuyán
Altitude: 1200 meters asl
Soil: 1232-2068@suelo
Age: 15 years
Vintage: 1232-2068@vendimia
Yield: 2.80 tons/acre


Vat: Fermented in Stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation: 20 days at 79 -82° F
Malolactic fermentation: Yes
Maceration: 3 days pre-fermentative maceration at 41°F and 10 days post-fermentative maceration at 77°F
Oak aging: 12 months
Bottle aging: 12 months


Alcohol: 14.5%
Total acidity: 6.5 g/l
Volatile acidity: 0.6 g/l
Reducing sugar: 2.8 g/l
Extract: 31.15 g/l
Free sulfur dioxide: 110 mg/l
Total sulfur dioxide: 32 mg/l

Serving suggestions

Service temperature: 61°F
Pairings: Ideal pairing with meats, lamb and pasta with rich sauces.
Home aging: 5 years

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Antonini, Alberto

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Antonini, Alberto
Age: 58
Education: alberto-antonini@estudios
Studies abroad: alberto-antonini@cargo

Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: alberto-antonini@vision

Baccaro, Carlos Alfredo

About the winemaker

Personal information

Name: Baccaro, Carlos Alfredo
Age: 42
Education: carlos-alfredo-baccaro@estudios
Studies abroad: carlos-alfredo-baccaro@cargo

Vision of the Argentinian wine industry: carlos-alfredo-baccaro@vision


Argentina Wine Awards (2010) Gold
Stephen Tanzer (2008) 89