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Valcheta Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza, Argentina

VALCHETAMALB17

Tasting Notes

A textbook Malbec from Mendoza, with youthful, ripe blackcurrant aromas and slight hints of dark chocolate, it is a deliciously balanced wine with a pleasing spicy finish.

Food Matches

Roast Beef / Steak & Game & Venison

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2017

Style Robust & Spicy Reds

Country Argentina

Region Mendoza

Grower Name Valcheta

Grape Variety Malbec

ABV 11.50%

Closure Screw Cap

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16143750

Grower

Valcheta

Valcheta

The finca “La Chamiza” estate is located in Tupungato, in Uco Valley. In 1918, at the same time Hurlingham won the celebrated Argentina Polo Open, Don Martín Alsina founded La Chamiza Estate. This region was recently discovered and is considered as one of the finest in Argentina. Here, the vines are fed by natural thaw water from the Andes, bringing with it… Read More

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Region

Mendoza

Mendoza

The largest and most important wine-growing region in Argentina, Mendoza is in the extreme west of the country, significantly separated from the Chilean border by Andes mountains. These mountains are by far the region's most dominant feature, providing shelter for the vineyards which lie at an altitude of between 600-1100m above sea level and receive very low annual… Read More

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Grape

Malbec

Malbec

Malbec is a red grape variety once popular in Bordeaux, but now the grape is found mainly in Cahors, Southern France and is currently enjoying a renaissance in Argentina, where it has found a new home and is very much in the ascendency.In Argentina, and specifically Mendoza, Malbec is by far the most important wine grape, producing full-bodied, ripe and lush red wines full of… Read More

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