Original
37 Ratings
Altos las Hormigas Malbec Reserva
$29.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) The 2012 Malbec Reserva is a blend of their best calcareous grapes from the Uco Valley. Again there is a big jump, the wine is bright cherry-colored, with a fresh, red fruit nose with hints of raspberries. Although very subtle, there seems to be a change in texture, because about 15% of the bunches are fermented with the stem, but the rest of the grapes are not crushed and moved by gravity, while before they were crushed and moved with pumps. This 2012 was aged in foudres for one year (while the 2011 was still in 225-liter barrique). It is still young, but is drinkable and starting to develop complexity. A big change for this wine; superb value for money!

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) This wine is the exciting result of our encounter with the great land of Argentina, whose very light and space seem to reproduce perfectly in all its fruits a remarkable character and vitality. The an...