Vinecol "Terroir Selection" Malbec
Organic

Vinecol "Terroir Selection" Malbec - 2017

Item # 42035 750mL
$24.96/ Single Bottle
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$149.76 $134.78/ Case of 6
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Red
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Organic

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Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

A fuller-bodied Malbec that's fermented in stainless steel and then aged in oak barrels for nearly 8 months. Vinecol's vines are located in the region of La Paz in the eastern part of the region of Mendoza. Adjacent to the Ñacuñan biosphere project that is part of a UNESCO program, the area is ensured to maintain its green approach to living.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Argentina

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Terroir

“Terroir” means earth or soil in French. In the wine world, terroir refers to the physical conditions of a region, a vineyard site, or any parcel of vine-populated land. Terroir is the interplay between soil and climate and the impact of these elements on a wine. 

Malbec

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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