Terrazas de los Andes Malbec 2016 75cl

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Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
Brand Terrazas
Grape Variety Malbec
Size 75cl
ABV 14.0%
Closure Type Cork
Vintage 2016
Maturity Drink now
Food Match Warm hearty meat dishes: a succulent roast beef or flavoured spicy meats
Style Expressive Malbec
Terrazas de Los Andes Malbec 2015 Red Wine 75cl is from the foothills of the Argentinian Andes, Terrazas de Los Andes. Tradition and French know-how, combined with an exceptional Argentinean terroir, enable Terrazas de los Andes wine makers to extract the intensity and the character of each genuine grape variety: Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Torrontés and Chardonnay.  
Terrazas de los Andes wines are characterized by their freshness, intensity, and elegance. The 2015 vintage offers generosity, elegance, and complexity. Bright red colour with purple shades. On the nose, there are intense floral and fruity notes with the presence of roses, violets and ripe black cherry aromas. The nose reveals a toasty and spicy character of black pepper and clove. On the palate, the wine is sweet and juicy mouthfeel deliver finesse, delicate tannins, and an elegant finish of black fruits.
Country Of Origin: Argentina
Set in unique landscapes, producing unique grape varieties, Terrazas de los Andes is the number one landowner in Vistalba, considered to be the world's best Malbec district. The “Terrazas” in the name comes from the high-altitude growing areas, or terraces, at the foot of the Andes where the winery is located. Formed in 1999 by Moët & Chandon subsidiary Bodegas Chandon, Terrazas de los Andes is a pioneer in altitude wine making.

In the year 1992, Chandon Argentina, founded by Moët &Chandon in 1960, undertook Terrazas de los Andes project. After many years searching and exploring for new lands, Chandon discovered and identified the best terroirs and the precise altitude definition for each grape variety.

In 1999, Terrazas de los Andes was founded right at Mendoza’s heart in an old and restored Spanish-style winery that had belonged from 1898 to Sotero Arizu, one of the forefathers of winemaking in Argentina. At Terrazas de los Andes, it all begins in the vineyards located in terraces at the foothill of the Andes Range. As pioneers in the election of the exact height to express the legitimate character for each genuine grape variety, our philosophy has always been to identify the best terroirs for varietals Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Torrontés and Chardonnay.

This is why Argentine tradition and French technical savoir-faire, combined with an exceptional terroir, allows Terrazas de los Andes team to obtain the intensity and genuine characteristics of each variety making Terrazas de los Andes wines stand out by its freshness, intensity and elegance. Terrazas de los Andes is considered as one of the best producers of Argentina, and thus received the honor of being chosen by Château Cheval Blanc (Premier Grand Cru Classè A based in Saint-Emilion) for its first joint-venture in order to create a unique icon wine: Cheval des Andes.

Country Of Origin: Argentina

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