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Date Printed: 10/2/2014
Andeluna Winemaker's Selection Malbec 2009
Andeluna Winemaker's Selection Malbec 2009
(search item no. 115984)

PRICE ON 10/2/2014: $13.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Great color intensity with violet tones. Aroma of fruits and flowers, with notes of dulce de leche, vanilla and chocolate given by its ageing in oak barrels for 6 months. Typical sweetness of this variety. Balanced, full bodied and complex with ripe tannins.
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About Andeluna:

Andeluna Cellars is a winery and vineyard rich with history and romance –just like the country it calls home. This beautiful place is the inspiration for the name Andeluna, which was chosen to symbolize the romance and heritage of the Argentine moon illuminating the magnificent Andes Mountains that frame the Uco Valley. The combination of great vineyards growing classic varietals, with world-class winemaking, creates flavors and wines that cannot be found anywhere else.

Premium quality wine starts with premium quality grapes, and this is the essence of Andeluna. In the late 19th Century, many Italians immigrated to Argentina seeking opportunities that the rich and beautiful land provided. Searching for nothing less than the perfect place to make the world's best wine, they came to Mendoza and planted vineyards that began the heritage of Argentina's winemaking industry.

For generations, Argentina has grown and perfected the traditional grape varieties of the Old World – Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay. But the feet of Andeluna don't rest in the soil of the Old World. Instead, they are planted firmly in the New World in a stunning series of vineyards that climb up the foothills of the Andes.