Original
109 Ratings
Conquista Malbec

Wine Details

Vineyard

Conquista

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Region

MendozaArgentina

Winemaker's Notes

The grapes are hand harvested at optimum ripeness from the foothills of the Andes Mountains in the San Rafael region of Mendoza. The near-desert conditions are remedied by water from the snow-capped Andes that also guard the area from radical temperature shifts that would otherwise hurt the harvest, and instead account for better fruit flavor and maturation in the clean, pollution-free mountain air. Mendoza rests on the San Andreas Fault and experiences near weekly small earthquakes. These mini-quakes shift layers of sand, clay, and loam with gravel and limestone, providing Mendoza’s read more...vineyards with superb root nutrients and variety. (hide)