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 Piattelli
The Winery Piattelli is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 34 wines for sale in the of Cafayate Valley to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Cafayate Valley
The wine region of Cafayate Valley is located in the region of Calchaqui Valley of Salta of Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Matervini or the Domaine Domingo Molina produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Cafayate Valley are Malbec, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Tannat, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Cafayate Valley often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, toasty or mulberry and sometimes also flavors of oregano, bramble or black plum.
The wine region of Salta
Salta, in the far North of Argentina, is home to some of the world's most extreme Vineyard sites. As is the case in Catamarca to the South and Jujuy to the northwest, Salta's vineyards are often located amid mountainous terrain with some reaching altitudes of just over 3,000 meters (9840ft) above sea level. The viticultural area is mainly concentrated to Cafayate of the Calchaqui Valley. Argentina's signature Grape varieties of Torrontes and Malbec are Salta's top performers, producing Bright, intensely flavored wines.
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The word of the wine: Volatile acidity
Acidity resulting essentially from alcoholic fermentation and formed from acetic acids in the free state.