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Andeluna 1300 Malbec 2017

Andeluna 1300 Malbec 2017
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Producer:  Andeluna Cellars
Grape Varieties:  85% Malbec, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot
Optimum Drinking:  Within 5 years
Wine Style:  Full bodied rounded lush red
Alcohol by Volume:  13.9%
Closure:  Screwcap
Country:  Argentina


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Andeluna 1300 Malbec 2017

Andeluna was created by its owner, international businessman H.Ward Lay (son of the founder of Lays – the parent company of Walkers crisps). The winery and vineyards are situated in the beautiful Uco Valley close to the town of Tupungato. This area, close to the Andes, is producing some of the best fruit in Argentina and according to us is already producing world-class Cabernet.


Tasting Note:         Deep red colour with a purple hue, bouquet of lavender and strawberries. Lush redcurrant, plum and morello cherry flavours on the palate with hints of chocolate and pepper. Well rounded and soft tannins with a lingering finish

Style:                      Full bodied

Variety:                  85% Malbec, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot

Viticulture:            Berries were small and clustered and the yields low. Tupungato has high levels of sunshine hours and low rainfall. The winery irrigates with water from the snowmelt on the Andes Mountains

Region:                  Mendoza 

Soil Type:             Alluvial, sandy stone (good drainage)

Winemaker:         Silvio Alberto with consultant Michael Rolland

Closure:               Synthetic

Fermentation:     Pre-fermentation and maceration in stainless steel tanks. Matured in French and American oak barrels for 8 months with a further 6 months in bottle before release

Alcohol:               13.9%

Food:                   Steak, grilled vegetables, game, Mexican, pasta

Awards:               Silvio Alberto was recently recognised as Outstanding Winemaker of the Year in Argentina             

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