Wine "Amalaya", 2013, 1.5 L
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Wine brilliant ruby color with purple rim.
Pleasant taste of wine, elegant, with notes of red fruits, vanilla and spices, soft, rounded tannins and a subtle aftertaste.
The wine has an attractive flavor, blend harmoniously in the notes of black currant, cherry, raspberry and spice.
Wine can be enjoyed in conjunction with roasted meat, game, duck, pasta with red sauce, a variety of light and medium-mature cheeses.
The word "Amalayya" in the language of the indigenous Indians Kalchaki means "belief in a miracle," and has a symbolic designation as a circle. "Amalayya" - fine wine, showing a great terroir Calchaquí Valleys, with its unique climate for growing grapes. The valley is located in the Northwestern region of Argentina, in the eastern foothills of the Andes, at an altitude of about 5,500 feet above sea level. Intense sun during the day and cool nights help grow grapes with concentrated flavors and good acidity.
Grapes for wine production "Amalaya" harvested by hand in the March 30-pound boxes, deliver to the winery and sorted again by hand. After a 4-day cold maceration, berries are slow fermentation using yeast for 18-20 days and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Then 20% of the wine is aged in French oak barrels for 10 months.
"Amalayya" - a project known winemaker Donald Hess, who also owns Bodega Colome . Donald Hess founded "Hess Collection Winery" in 1986 on the volcanic slopes of Mount Veeder Napa Valley and established a completely new approach to winemaking, becoming a leader in sustainable practices of organic farming. Along with its vineyards Mount Veeder, the famous Cabernet Sauvignon, the winery has received recognition and for other their vineyards, located in the north-east and south ends of the Napa Valley. Also, "Hess Collection Winery" supports successful partnerships with small family farms, which grow and supply of the best grapes in California.