Winery Viña Alicia - Paso de Piedra Malbec

Winery Viña Alicia Paso de Piedra Malbec

3.7
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Paso de Piedra Malbec of Winery Viña Alicia is a red wine from the region of Lujan de Cuyo of Mendoza.
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.

Taste structure of the Paso de Piedra Malbec from the Winery Viña Alicia

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Paso de Piedra Malbec of Winery Viña Alicia in the region of Mendoza is a powerful.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

On the nose the Paso de Piedra Malbec of Winery Viña Alicia in the region of Mendoza often reveals types of flavors of non oak, earth or microbio and sometimes also flavors of oak, spices or red fruit.

Details and technical informations about Winery Viña Alicia's Paso de Piedra Malbec.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Allergens
Contains sulfites

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.

Last vintages of this wine

Paso de Piedra Malbec - 2017
In the top 100 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Paso de Piedra Malbec - 2016
In the top 100 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Paso de Piedra Malbec - 2015
In the top 100 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Paso de Piedra Malbec - 2014
In the top 100 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0
Paso de Piedra Malbec - 2013
In the top 100 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0
Paso de Piedra Malbec - 2012
In the top 100 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
Average rating: 3.6 1 1 1 0.5 0
Paso de Piedra Malbec - 2011
In the top 100 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of Paso de Piedra Malbec from Winery Viña Alicia are 2005, 2016, 2014, 2011 and 2010.

Informations about the Winery Viña Alicia

The winery offers 25 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 4.
It is in the top 10 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Lujan de Cuyo in the region of Mendoza

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.

Top wine Mendoza
In the top 2500 of of Argentina wines
In the top 2500 of of Lujan de Cuyo wines
In the top 50000 of red wines
In the top 80000 wines of the world

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.

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