Atemporal means “timeless”. Alta Vista's French heritage inspired this site-specific blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Grown exclusively in the Alta Vista Estate Albaneve vineyard located in the Uco Valley, the blend is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months, and made for mid-term aging to allow the flavors to further develop and showcase the terroir of this unique, high-altitude vineyard.
Wine Advocate2017 vintage
In nose, complex due to its three vines. Notes of violet, pepper, cinnamon and licorice. In mouth, it is a balanced combination: The silkiness of the Malbec, the structure and power of the Cabernet Sauvignon, and the intensity of the Petit Verdot that integrates this assemblage. A complex and persistent wine.
points of distinction
- Name translates to ‘timeless’ in Spanish, a perfect descriptor for this unique red blend.
- A single vineyard blend from the Albaneve Estate vineyard in Mendoza’s Uco Valley.
- The blended wine is aged in French oak for 12 months prior to allow the flavors to mature together.
about the grape +
Cabernet Sauvignon is adaptable to various growing conditions, and is known for its low yield and late ripeness. It generally produces full-bodied wines with substantial acidity and tannins.
Well-made Malbec is a dark, perfumed wine with rich, blackberry and damson plum fruit, aromas of violets and tobacco, and ripe, juicy tannins. In France, may be mineral, structured and austere.
Alta Vista's Terroir Expression Winemakers® became the first in Argentina to produce single vineyard Malbec wines, each representing the unique characteristics of their high elevation, estate vineyards.
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