Winery Viña Alicia Paso de Piedra Malbec
This wine is composed of 100% of the grape variety Malbec.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or lamb.
Discover the grape variety: Malbec
Malbec, a high-yielding red grape variety, produces tannic and colourful wines. It is produced in different wine-growing regions and changes its name according to the grape variety. Called Auxerrois in Cahors, Malbec in Bordeaux, it is also known as Côt. 6,000 hectares of the Malbec grape are grown in France (in decline since the 1950s). Malbec is also very successful in Argentina. The country has become the world's leading producer of Malbec and offers wines with great potential.
Informations about the Winery Viña Alicia
The Winery Viña Alicia is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 12 wines for sale in the of Lujan de Cuyo to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Lujan de Cuyo
Luján de Cuyo is a wine-producing sub-region of Argentina's largest viticultural area, Mendoza. Unsurprisingly, Grape/malbec">Malbec is the region's most-important grape variety, producing Bold, intensely flavored red wines. Excellent wines are also produced here from Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Torrontés. Located in a valley just South of Mendoza City itself, the Luján de Cuyo region is home to some of the most famous names in Argentinean wine.
The wine region of Mendoza
Mendoza is by far the largest wine region in Argentina. Located on a high-altitude plateau at the edge of the Andes Mountains, the province is responsible for roughly 70 percent of the country's annual wine production. The French Grape variety Malbec has its New World home in the vineyards of Mendoza, producing red wines of great concentration and intensity. The province Lies on the western edge of Argentina, across the Andes Mountains from Chile.
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The word of the wine: Destemming
Operation consisting in eliminating the vegetal part of the bunch supporting the berries, its maceration with the must giving a herbaceous taste to the wine.