2017 Argento 'Single Block 1 Finca Altamira' Organic Malbec Mendoza

$32.95
JS93

This is a premium expression of the Altamira terroir in the Uco Valley. Minimal intervention in the vineyard and the winery lets a sense of place shine through in the natural acidity and trademark minerality. Aromas of black cherry and violets lift from the glass, teasing at the vibrancy within. Simply put, this is a juicy, delicious Malbec that’s sure to hit the spot for lovers of voluminous reds.

Bodega Argento is located at Cruz de Piedra in the Central Region of Mendoza, surrounded by vineyards and olive trees at the foot of the Andes mountain range. Producing many different grape varieties including Tempranillo, Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay and sparkling wines, Bodega Argento is dedicated to crafting wines that emphasize the hallmarks of the Argento style – fruit purity, vibrancy and elegance.

Varietal:
Malbec
Winemaker:
Juan Pablo Murgia
Vintage:
2017
Aging:
12 months
Oak Treatment:
3.500 Lt. French oak Foudres
Appellation:
Mendoza
Sub-Appellation:
Valle de Uco
Vineyard:
Single Block 1 Altamira
Total Varietal Composition %:
100% Malbec
Alcohol %:
14.8%
SKU #:
1045504
Size:
750 ml Bottle
JS93

James Suckling

A fresh, linear red with cool blackberry, violet and vanilla aromas and flavors. Medium to full body. Bright and focused, silky finish. Drink or hold.