Wine Alta Vista, Grande Reserve Malbec "Terroir Selection", 2012
The wine is dark purple.
Fresh wine with an outdoor flavor, soft tannins, notes of dark chocolate and black pepper. Aftertaste - a long, elegant.
Spicy aroma of the wine is filled with seductive notes of fresh ripe fruit and leather.
The wine is recommended to serve with stewed red meat and game dishes, mushroom dishes and with a lot of spices.
Economy "Alta Vista", founded in the XIX century in Chacras de Coria, was originally a small wine cellar. In 1997, the famous French enologist Jean-Michel Arkott and Michel Rolland decided to implement an ambitious program to create a winery in Mendoza, producing great wines, combining bright originality of the local terroir and the age-old tradition of winemaking in France. With this project, they turned to family d'Olan - hereditary winemakers, owners of Chateau Chateau Valroz Sanson and in the French region of Bordeaux. Once upon a time, in the 70s, the family owned company also d'Olan "Piper Heidseick Champagne" for the production of sparkling wine in Argentina, so the rich terroir of this South American country they knew firsthand.
Today bodega "Alta Vista" is a large estate with its own winery where to create unique wines using modern technology and traditional methods. Vineyards stretch in a mountainous area, in the foothills and on the slopes of the majestic Andes at an altitude of over 1,000 meters above sea level. Such a good location, extremely dry climate, 10 solar months of the year - all to the Mendoza region qualify for the title of "healthy" corner of the planet. High temperature fluctuations between day and night allow the grapes to ripen perfectly. During the day, the vine collects the sun's rays and moisture, and at night their spending, which creates a balance between sugar content, acidity, tannins and pigments.
On extensive vineyards belonging farm cultivated autochthonous variety Torrontés and native French Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec. The latter being so impressed climatic conditions and soil composition that Argentina became his second home. Unique find growers and winemakers bodegas can be called representative of Italian culture - Class Bonarda, from which there is absolutely create a magical wine.