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Parra Alta Malbec Shiraz 2.25Ltr

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Wine of Mendoza, Argentina

This cask is perfect for barbecues, picnics, parties, gifts and special occasions

Food Pairing: Barbecued meats, red meats and chilli con carne

Stays fresh for six weeks

Malbec Shiraz Red Argentinian Wine

Vibrant red with violet tones. Full bodied in style with intense aromas of blackberry and fresh raspberry with subtle vanilla oak.

Parra Alta is a traditional way to grow grapes, where the vines are tied to grow upwards through the canopy of the surrounding trees.

Mendoza is the seventh largest province in Argentina and is home to over 70% of Argentina's vineyards. As well as being known for the excellent quality of its wines, Mendoza also features the highest peak in the Americas: "Centinela de Piedra".

Tasting Notes

A bright carmine red whose plum and raspberry jam aromas mingle elegantly with vanilla notes. Well balanced, exhibits sweet tannins and velvety finish.

Region of OriginMendoza
Wine ColourRed
Alcohol Units29.3
ABV13%
Current Vintage2013
ProducerTrivento
Type of ClosureOther
Wine MakerRafael Miranda
Pack Quantity2.25
Pack MeasureLitres
CountryArgentina

Grape Variety

Malbec

Vinification Details

Grapes were de-stemmed and crushed. Cold maceration before fermentation 30% thermoflash vinification. 70% traditional vinification, 8 days in stainless steel tanks at 26ºC. Natural malolactic fermentation.

History

Founded in 1996 by Vina Concha Y Toro, Trivento produces brand-name wines under their own label. The company has created a portfolio of wines distinguished for preserving the character of the Mendozan terroir. These wines have received numerous recognitions at international contests and in wine industry publications.

Regional Information

Mendoza is one of Argentina's most important wine regions, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country's entire wine production. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at the some of the highest altitudes in the world.

Storage Type

Ambient

Storage Instructions

This wine can be drunk now but will further improve if carefully stored for up to 1 year

Allergy Information

Contains: Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites

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