Malbec, Paraje Altamira 2014
WINE OVERVIEW

This Malbec is from the newly designated sub-appellation Paraje Altamira in the Uco Valley. Available exclusively at restaurants and wine bars.

Tasting Notes

Notes of black cherry and dark berry with hints of violet, vanilla, and mocha. Deep and dense on the palate with round tannins. This ia great expression of Malbec from the sunny days and cold nights of Altamira.

Food Pairing

Pairs well with steak, pork dishes, and chicken in rich sauces.

Tech Details

The vineyards in Altamira (Uco Valley) are composed of shallow, rocky, alluvial soils that are irrigated by the Andes snowmelt. The grapes are hand-harvested and aged 12 months in 30% new French barrels and 70% 2nd use French barrels.
Varietal Composition:
100% Malbec
Avg Elevation:
3600 feet
Avg Age of Vines:
15 years
Cases Imported:
2,000
Alcohol:
14.0%
Size:
12/750ml