Zuccardi Q Malbec 2007
Malbec from Argentina
This Malbec has a purple-black color and is bursting with blackcurrant and damson aromas. It's full-bodied with plenty of black cherry and chocolate notes and a slightly peppery, velvety finish.
Wine & Spirits - "A fresh scent of violets mingles with this malbec's ripe black fruit, lending a touch of delicacy and seductive complexity. The texture is supple, well rounded and ample, with deliciously juicy balance. Polished and smooth, this malbec would go well with braised goose."
The Wine Advocate - "The 2007 Malbec Q is a step up over the Serie A. It offers more depth and complexity, savory flavors, some structure, and a medium-long finish. It will evolve for 1-2 years but can be enjoyed now. "
Familia Zuccardi Vineyards
A few years before 1950, Ing. Alberto Zuccardi reaches Mendoza from his homeland in Tucuman where their great-grandparents had settled upon arriving in the Italian region of AveIino. In 1963, Alberto implanted a vineyard in the region of Maipu not knowing that it would begin the great passion of his life, the wine industry. In 1990, his son, Jose Alberto Zuccardi, assumed the General Director of the company.
In 2005, Sebastian Zuccardi, third generation of the family, lead the development of the new stage of the wines of the winery expansion into the Uco Valley. On his initiative, since 2008 the winery has an area of Research and Development dedicated to the study of the terroir and the different variables that affect wine production. In 2013 the construction of the new Zuccardi winery in the Uco Valley began. It opened in March 2016 with the premise of producing wines with identity, through the continuous exploration of the different terroirs of the Uco Valley. View all Familia Zuccardi Vineyards Wines
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Notable FactsUnlike its Chilean neighbor, Argentina's vineyards are spread out around the country. The best known region is Mendoza, almost parallel to Santiago to the west. Mendoza contains the sub-regions of Maipu (pronounced MY-pu) and San Rafael. Grape-wise, the most important white is Chardonnay, making wine similar to California's style on the variety. Another fun white grape to try is Torrontes. Almost only grown in Argentina, Torrontes makes wines that are crisp, aromatic and easy-drinking. Some of the best versions of this wine come from the northern region of Salta, with very high altitude vineyards. As for the reds, Cabernet Sauvignon is the main grape for many wines leaving the country, but Malbec, the grape Argentinians like to call their own, makes very distinctive wines that are structured, dense and velvety. Many more varieties happily grow in the country, but for export, and consistent quality, these are the primary grapes.
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