Bodega Andana "Accuro" Malbec
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Bodega Andana "Accuro" Malbec - 2020

Item # 32127 750mL

This wine is made entirely from Malbec grown at Finca Los Alamos, a family-owned farm in the foothills of the Andes. From 30 year old vines, all of the grapes are hand-harvested before being carefully transported to Bodega Adana for vinification. Thirty percent of the wine was aged in oak barriques. This full-bodied dry red wine is perfect to pair with sauages grilled over charcoal.

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Malbecs from Mendoza Argentina can vary in style from California inspired fruit forward jam bombs to Italian influenced oxidative styling. The Bodega Andana "Accuro" Malbec leans more towards the motherland of Malbec, Cahors France. Grown in the high altitude of the Uco Valley, where the mildew prone grape berries thrive in the dry wind blown mountain air of the Mendoza. "Accuro" was aged 80% stainless steel tanks and 20% used French oak for 8 months, with an additional 6 months in bottle before release. Ripe fruit on the nose, dry and full with firm tannin on the palate, earthy but refined, this is a strong Malbec that is easy to like. Pair with grilled steaks, sausages or a grilled portabello mushroom burger with melted goat cheese.

- JGM

Glossary

Argentina

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 another approachable yet little-known variety that thrives here. If you prefer your red wines spicy,...

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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 over the years, even in its Bordeaux home. Its South American renaissance has ensured, however, that...

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