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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine rich purple color.

Taste

The wine has a rounded, velvety, fruity taste with silky tannins, subtle mineral nuances and a long spicy finish.

Aroma

Fresh and elegant aroma of the wine is fragrant notes of ripe raspberries, blackberries and cherries, which come to replace the floral and spicy motives.

Gastronomy

Great wine with meat dishes, game, cheeses, pastas.

Interesting Facts

Malbec wine from Achaval Ferrer made ​​from Malbec grapes harvested from three vineyards. The first of these - Mayor Drummond (5 hectares) is located in Lujan de Cuyo at an altitude of 960 meters above sea level on sandy soils. The density of planting here is 5,500 vines per hectare, and the average age of the vines - 66 years. Second - La Consulta (12 hectares) in San Carlos, is situated on an altitude of 1060 meters above sea level. 13-year-old vines planted here with a density of 4,000 vines per hectare, on the sand and stony soils with a high content of volcanic ash. And the third vineyard - Medrano (11 ha), located at an altitude of 670 meters above sea level. Age of vines - 86 years. Plants grow on alluvial soils. Average yield - 33 hl / ha. Low yields of old vines, the painstaking care of the vineyards and minimal intervention in the winemaking process - all of which are hallmarks of the creation of excellent wine Malbec. The grapes are harvested by hand in small boxes. After a short fermentation for 7 days in cement vats, the wine is aged 9 months in French oak barrels. Wine Malbec, 2012 is best to use until 2018. 2-3 hours before use is recommended to decant the wine.

Young "boutique" winery Achaval Ferrer was founded in 1998 by a group of Italian and Argentine minded, passionate love their land and their work. The main objective of the company - the creation of high-quality, complex and profound wines, reflecting the best qualities of the maximum local terroir. The vineyards are located in the region of Mendoza at an altitude of 700-1000 meters above sea level. It is mostly cultivated variety Malbec. Pure glacier water Andes drops day and night temperatures, mountain vineyards location, poor alluvial soils - all these factors make it possible to grow a unique grapes. Specialists control the entire economy of a long process of wine production, from planting the vines to the bottle. Oenologist Achaval Ferrer, as well as co-owner of the company is a talented winemaker from Tuscany - Cypress Roberto, who also advises several wineries in Italy. His wines have earned high marks wine experts and critics, and its Brunello was billed at Christie's auction in New York in 1993.

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