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MALBEC – PARAJE ALTAMIRA

Varietal Composition: 100% Malbec.

Origin: Finca Ayni, Altamira, Valle de Uco, Mendoza

Altitude: 1100 meters

Viticulture: Organic, certified in transition

Soils: Sandy loam over calcium carbonate coated gravels, 30 to 50 cm deep

Climate: Cool average temperatures and nights with wide thermal amplitude, relatively more humid than other areas of Mendoza

Aging: Oak barrels and 5000 liter foudres, 12 months

Tasting Notes: “One of  two Ayni Malbec releases in 2015, this is made in a fruitier, more approachable style with understated oak. Balanced, floral and elegant, it’s sappy and appealing, with notes of liquorice and black plums and a long, tangy finish” Tim Atkin.

VintageScores and Awards (*)
201595 TA, 95 DS, 92 JS, 17,5 JH
201392 WS, 92 JS, 92 WA, 94 TA, 95 DS
201291 ST, 91 WA, 90 WS, 92 TA
201193 WA
200990 WE

(*) WA: Wine Advocate (Robert Parker); WS: Wine Spectator; W&S: Wine and Spirits; ST: International Wine Cellars (Stephen Tanzer); WE: Wine Enthusiast; DS: Descorchados (Patricio Tapia); JS: James Suckling; TA: Tim Atkin; DWA: Decanter Wine Awards; IWC: International Wine Challenge. MV: Mundus Vini; GLD: Gold, TR: Trophy

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