Top 100 sparkling wines of Paraje Altamira

Discover the top 100 best sparkling wines of Paraje Altamira of Uco Valley as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the sparkling wines that are popular of Paraje Altamira and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Paraje Altamira

The wine region of Paraje Altamira is located in the region of Uco Valley of Mendoza of Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Susana Balbo or the Domaine Achaval-Ferrer produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Paraje Altamira are Malbec, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Cabernet franc, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Paraje Altamira often reveals types of flavors of oak, baking spice or graphite and sometimes also flavors of sweet tobacco, cedar or savory.

In the mouth of Paraje Altamira is a powerful. We currently count 50 estates and châteaux in the of Paraje Altamira, producing 111 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Paraje Altamira go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or poultry.

News from the vineyard of Paraje Altamira

DO Terra Alta makes orange wine official

In the last board meeting of 2021 for the regulatory council of DO Terra Alta, in Catalunya, Spain, a long list of changes was approved. The most prominent was the making of a very strict certification system for wines that are 100% Garnatxa Blanca given that it’s their flagship grape variety. But perhaps the most interesting item is a bit further down the list that allows certification for a type of wines that in Catalan are called “vins brisats”. The name refers to white wine ...

Wartime Cognac

The French shipment of 600 bottles of De Haartman & Co Cognac – plus 15 boxes of Bénédictine liqueur – is believed to have been destined for Tsar Nicholas II, but was intercepted in the Baltic Sea and sunk by a German submarine in May 1917. Now Cognac house Birkedal Hartmann has refilled 300 of the recovered bottles with Cognac dating from the early 1900s, using packaging identical to the original, and is selling them for €9,000 each. The wreck of the SS Kyros was discovered by Swedish explo ...

US: Two men charged over wine investment fraud scheme

An alleged investment fraud scheme claimed to broker loans between investors and ‘high net worth’ fine wine collectors, with expensive bottles purportedly held in storage as collateral, US authorities said this week. Prosecutors filed an indictment in a New York federal court charging two British men, Stephen Burton, 57, and James Wellesley, 55, with wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy in connection to the scheme – which was allegedly perpetrated through their compa ...