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 Sophenia
The Winery Sophenia is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 39 wines for sale in the of Tupungato to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Tupungato
The wine region of Tupungato is located in the region of Uco Valley of Mendoza of Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Catena Zapata or the Domaine Rutini produce mainly wines red, white and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Tupungato are Malbec, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Tupungato often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, slate or ripe blackberries and sometimes also flavors of gooseberry, boysenberries or nutty.
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: Vintage scale
Complex system of classification of the communes of Champagne according to the value of the grapes which are produced there. In other regions, hierarchical situation of the productions classified by various authorities.