Alamos Malbec Mendoza Seleccion 2017
the rich and flavorful Argentinian Malbec thrives in Mendoza’s Uco Valley, where our unique growing conditions give our Malbec incredibly concentrated fruit flavors of plum and blackberry.
Critical AcclaimAll Vintages
This has a complex array of blueberry, cassis, cherry and dark-plum aromas with nicely placed, spicy oak. The palate has a supple, concentrated feel with ample dark-plum flavors and a beautifully juicy finish.
The 2016 Alamos Selección Malbec shows some more concentration and a deeper color than its siblings. It's pure Malbec from different vineyards in the Valle de Uco, a zone that saw a cool and wet season in which the vines behaved quite well. The palate reveals some grainy tannins that would welcome some food. 480,000 bottles produced. Rating: 90+
Alamos is rooted in the history of the founding wine family of Argentina, the Catenas. With more than 100 years of passion and research behind the wines, Alamos puts the very best of Argentina into every bottle.
In the shadow of the Andes Mountains, Argentina’s renowned Mendoza wine regions and high-altitude vineyards develop bold, unique flavors in extreme conditions found nowhere else on earth: incredibly clean air, intense sunlight, frosty cold nights and mineral-rich Andes snowmelt that irrigates the vines. From these highly distinct vineyards, Alamos offers authentically flavorful Argentine wines.
Alamos Head Winemaker Lucía Vaieretti grew up in Mendoza’s high desert vineyards. Her family has tended vines there for more than 40 years, and she has developed a deep bond with this distinct place. When Lucía was young, she worked the vineyards with her family. “Even then,” Lucía says, “I knew we were in a special place.”