Altos Las Hormigas

Malbec 'Terroir Valle de Uco'

Malbec, 'Terroir Valle de Uco', Altos Las Hormigas
  • 100% handharvested Malbec
  • 100% Uco Valley with high density vineyards located in the sub region of La Consulta as well as two areas in Tupungato
  • Gravelly, alluvial soils with abundant stones and limestone presence
  • Grapes are selected from a double selection table before going into small stainless steel tanks
  • Fermentation with indigenous yeasts at 24-28°C for 12 days
  • Each tank is tasted three times a day to determine what is needed
  • Aged for 18 months in concrete pools (75% of the wine) and untoasted large oak foudres (25% of the wine)
  • Aged for 6 months in the bottle

Info

Vintage:
2018
Country:
Argentina
Region:
Mendoza
Appellation:
Valle de Uco
Variety:
Malbec
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Sizes Available

Full Bottle AR-ALH-02-18 12/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
92
Date
2019-10-31
James Suckling
Score
90
Date
2022-04-07
Vinous Media
Score
92
Date
2021-11-18

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