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2014 Catena Paraje Altamira MalbecMalbec from Argentina

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Deep violet color with purple reflections. The nose offers concentrated aromas of ripe red and dark fruits with delicate floral notes. The mouth-feel is rich and concentrated, ...

  • 91+ Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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The 2014 Appellation Paraje Altamira Malbec is sourced from a single vineyard in the new official Paraje Altamira appellation, where the soils are rich in limestone. The grapes from this vineyard planted in 1997 with a massale selection from the old vineyard used for the Lunlunta fermented in equal parts in stainless steel and open top 225-liter oak barrels where the wine is kept for around one year before it's blended, not necessarily in a 50/50 proportion. This is surprisingly fresh for a vintage like 2014 and with the telltale chalky tannins that are making the wines from Altamira famous. 9,000 bottles produced.

Product Description:

Deep violet color with purple reflections. The nose offers concentrated aromas of ripe red and dark fruits with delicate floral notes. The mouth-feel is rich and concentrated, The finish presents well integrated-tannins with bright acidity and a flinty minerality that gives the wine exceptional length.

Product Detail

Item # 102029
Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
Sub-Region Mendoza
Ratings

91+ - Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2014
Color Red
ABV N/A
Varietal(s) Malbec
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste pepper, earth, green, plum, mocha and currant
Nose spice, earth, currant and cherry