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Arido Malbec – Mendoza Argentina

Arido Malbec – Mendoza Argentina

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Arido means arid in English. The vineyards where the grapes are picked for this Malbec are located in the Upper Uco Valley of Mendoza, Argentina. This is a high desert that lies at 3,500 feet above sea level with less than 4 inches of rain per year. Region: Finca Los Alamos, Upper Uco Valley Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina When to drink: up until 2017 Style: rich textured and full bodied. Varieties: 100% Malbec Colour: Intense violet red color. Nose: Delicate raspberry, cherry and violet aromas with typical Malbec spiciness. Palate: Smooth and round in the mouth with balanced acidity and soft tannins. Winemaking: All grapes are hand harvested from old vines, most planted around 1948. Vinyards sit 950m above sea level and good climatic conditions allow the winery to maintain vineyards almost naturally with almost no fitosanitary treatment. During the vegetative season there is a difference of temperature between day and night of 15C allowing for excellent colour and tannin development. Soil: Sandy loam with limestone channels. Low to medium fertility with low percentage of organic material Technical data: Alcohol 13.5%, Total Acidity 5.00 g/l, Sugar 6 g/l, PH 3.7

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Arido Malbec – Uco Valley, Mendoza Argentina

Arido means arid in English. Named after the high desert region where the sustainably farmed vineyards are picked for this Malbec are located in the Upper Uco Valley of Mendoza, Argentina. This is a high desert that lies at 3,500 feet above sea level with less than 4 inches of rain per year.

This idea behind this Malbec is to showcase the purity of fruit. With minimal intervention wine making, the silky Blackcurrant and Plum flavours typical of the variety are the star of the show.

Region: Finca Los Alamos, Upper Uco Valley Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina

When to drink: up until 2017

Style: rich textured and full bodied.

Varieties: 100% Malbec

Colour: Intense violet red color.

Nose: Delicate raspberry, cherry and violet aromas with typical Malbec spiciness.

Palate: Smooth and round in the mouth with balanced acidity and soft tannins.

Winemaking: All grapes are hand harvested from old vines, most planted around 1948. Good climatic conditions allow the winery to maintain vineyards almost naturally with almost no fitosanitary treatment. During the vegetative season there is a difference of temperature between day and night of 15C allowing for excellent colour and tannin development.

Soil: Sandy loam with limestone channels. Low to medium fertility with low percentage of organic material

Technical data: Alcohol 13.5%, Total Acidity 5.00 g/l, Sugar 6 g/l, PH 3.7

Additional Information

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Bodega Vistalba

Varietal

Malbec

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