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Argentina Mendoza Vistalba

100% Malbec
15.5% abv


The earliest records indicate this vineyard was planted in 1924 and the family has continued to preserve the terroir in its traditional way. After selling grapes to the top wineries, the family built their own on-site garage-size winery with 2007 as the first vintage. The focus is to show the full expression of the grapes with little influence from oak or the winemaker.

Total production 383 cases. Top 10 Malbec, Tim Atkin, MW with 94 points

Tasting Note
Aromas of red fruits, plums, floral and vanilla. On the palate plums, red cherry, violets, vanilla, cocoa and toast with well integrated tannins. Long finish and high quality.

Suggested Pairing
Grilled meats, steak, lamb, duck, eggplant