Wine Achaval Ferrer, "Finca Altamira", Mendoza, 2014
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Reviews of purchase Achaval Ferrer, "Finca Altamira", Mendoza, 2014
The wine is dark and very strong red.
The taste of wine is very balanced, has a fresh acidity, notes of espresso, the nuances of silicon and floral notes.
In the aromatic bouquet of wine captured the tone of dark plum and black currant.
The wine goes well with risotto, meat dishes, game, pastas and cheeses.
Wine "Finca Altamira", from 2011 Achaval Ferrer created from Malbec grapes harvested from 80 year old vines vineyard La Consulta, located in the Uco Valley, 20 meters from the river Tunuyan. The height of the vineyards - 1,050 meters above sea level. This area has a unique soil - the top layer of sand, followed by a layer of volcanic ash goes. On the one vine removed a total of 400 grams of grapes. Fermentation takes place in small tanks. Withstands wine in new French oak barrels for 15 months. "Finca Altamira" - one of the best wines of Achaval Ferrer. Wine is recommended to use in the period from 2014 to 2022. 2-3 hours before drinking it should be decanted.
Young "boutique" winery Achaval Ferrer was founded in 1998 by a group of Italian and Argentine minded, passionate love their land and their work. The main objective of the company - the creation of high-quality, complex and profound wines, reflecting the best qualities of the maximum local terroir. The vineyards are located in the region of Mendoza at an altitude of 700-1000 meters above sea level. It is mostly cultivated variety Malbec. Pure glacier water Andes drops day and night temperatures, mountain vineyards location, poor alluvial soils - all these factors make it possible to grow a unique grapes. Specialists control the entire economy of a long process of wine production, from planting the vines to the bottle. Oenologist Achaval Ferrer, as well as co-owner of the company is a talented winemaker from Tuscany - Cypress Roberto, who also advises several wineries in Italy. His wines have earned high marks wine experts and critics, and its Brunello was billed at Christie's auction in New York in 1993.