Casa de Uco El Salvaje Orgánico Malbec 2019
Naturally wild. Organic by ideology, principle, and authenticity. A pure representation of how to naturally express a Malbec and this vineyard’s terroir.
750 ml bottle. 100% Malbec from vineyard at Los Chacayes, Tunuyán, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina, at 1300 meters above sea level on stone-free clay loam soils. Organic certified, unoaked, fermented in concrete eggs and aged in stainless steel tanks. Acidity 6.30 g/l. pH 3.60. Residual Sugar 3.50 g/l. Alcohol 14.00 % vol. (75 cl Fr. 21.00, 1 L Fr. 28.00)
Harvest 2019: 92 points (Patricio Tapia), 90 points (Tim Atkin). Herbal and balsamic aromas, it offers ripe red fruits on the palate, with a smooth, juicy entrance. Medium and refreshing finish.
Casa de Uco Vineyards & Wine Resort is a family-run boutique and experimental winery inspired by the Uco Valley exceptional natural resources, where they honour the birthplace of Argentina’s most outstanding wines. Italian oenologist Alberto Antonini, ex-head winemaker at Antinori (Toscana, Italy) and one of the top wine consultants in the world, is guiding the wine-making process.