Andeluna Altitud Malbec

75 cl

Andeluna is a small boutique winery specialising in premium Bordeaux varietals of world class recognition. Their estate owned vineyards are located in the higher altitude vineyards of Tupungato, one of the best subregions of Mendoza. Their wines are under the special care of winemaker Silvio Alberto along with the expert help of French specialist and wine guru, Michel Rolland. This estate is one of the rising stars of Argentina. The Altitud range is their reserve level and this malbec was aged in French oak for 12 months.

 

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Andeluna Altitud Malbec

Andeluna is a small boutique winery specialising in premium Bordeaux varietals of world class recognition. Their estate owned vineyards are located in the higher altitude vineyards of Tupungato, one of the best subregions of Mendoza. Their wines are under the special care of winemaker Silvio Alberto along with the expert help of French specialist and wine guru, Michel Rolland. This estate is one of the rising stars of Argentina. The Altitud range is their reserve level and this malbec was aged in French oak for 12 months.

 

Tasting Notes from Celtic Whiskey Shop and Wines on the Green
Nose Aromas of figs and plums, with notes of vanilla, coffee and chocolate
Palate Sweet in the mouth with soft tannins and long velvety finish.
Colour Red with violet hues
Fact Sheet
Fluid 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Malbec
Alcohol % 15.5
Style Dry, Medium Bodied
Estate/Producer Andeluna Cellars
Country Argentina
Region/AOC Mendoza
Vintage 2014
Making Techniques Berries are selected by hand before vinication. Pre-fermentation maceration at low temperatures. Fermentation by means of selected yeasts in stainless steel tanks at temperatures maintained at around 26°C (78°F). Pumping over is carried out three times a day as well as one or two delestages. Aged in French oak barrels for 12 months, followed by at least 8 months in bottle before release.
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now, or within 5 Years
Awards and/or Press Quotes
Decanter Vintages '04, '05, '06 - Silver Medal
Robert Parker 91 Points 2008 Vintage 'The 2008 Malbec Altitud received the same elevage as the Cabernet Altitud. It exhibits greater breadth, concentration, and length along with layers of succulent fruit.'
Wine Enthusiast 2003 Vintage - 92 Points - Top 100 Wines of the World
Hong Kong International Wine Competition 2012 Bronze Medal

Tags: Malbec, Argentina