Filus Alto Medrano Malbec 2007

Malbec from Argentina, South America

Price: $11.99
Item No. 104801
  • W&S90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.6%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Violet color with purple tones. The nose is intense and complex with the ideal balance of fruit, oak, and structure. Plum and blackberry fruits combined with toasty notes and sweet tannins. Long and persistent finish.

Critical Acclaim

"From 68-year-old vines planted at 2,460 feet, this malbec has rich aromas of black fruits and oak. It’s substantial, with enough acidity to keep it in balance. A modern style for an asado."
90 Points

Learn About Filus

Founded in 1997 by Gustavo Capone and Ambrosio Di Leo, lovers and makers of wine forever. Our parents have transmited us their vocation of coopers and taught us that our native soil reaches maximun expression guided by men who devote their work and daily effort. By choice, we devote to make our dream come true, our dream... having our own winery and produce wines of excellent...

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Learn About Argentina

(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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Learn About Malbec

Malbec(MAHL-beck) Angel of Argentina Originally a common grape in Bordeaux, Malbec adds only a small percentage to the blends there. It has, however, found another region in which to flourish -the bourgeoning wine region of Argentina. In fact, Argentinians have adopted Malbec as their national grape! Notable Facts Malbec is used in small amounts in...

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