Jelu Malbec

Jelu Malbec - 2016

Item # 14282 750mL
$9.96/ Single Bottle
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$119.52 $107.57/ Case of 12
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

We just can’t resist this Malbec: This is one example of how well this lovely red grape can do in Argentina. This is a full-bodied wine that shows dark berry fruit and a spicy edge on the finish.

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About the Producer

Mendoza, Argentina The name Jelu , which means “sun” comes from the Huarpe Indian language. The Estate was founded in January 2002 in Mendoza, Argentina. Jelu is essentially an ongoing project. Founded by a group of energetic young, local winemakers, the goal was to offer winemaking consultancy services while providing technical help to their South American growers who aimed to export wine. All...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


Ever tried a sparkling Malbec? A Patagonian Pinot Noir? Argentine winemakers have long been in a position to experiment, most often with very tasty results. Many grapes flourish here, but none have been as commercially successful as Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. One of the great undiscovered gems is Torrontés, a fresh, aromatic white variety that is best enjoyed young. The red Bonarda grape is...

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Known as Côt throughout much of France, Malbec is the dark-skinned variety that put Argentinian wine on the map - and likewise, Argentinian Malbec saved the grape from near obscurity. The Cahors appellation in France still relies on Malbec to distinguish many of its wines, but the area is exceptional in this regard. As the grape can be quite difficult to cultivate, it has become far less popular...

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