Lote Lunlunta Single Vineyard Malbec

Bodega Norton

Lote Lunlunta Single Vineyard Malbec

Region: Argentina / Mendoza

The Lote Single Vineyard series includes three Malbecs that have been selected as representations of the terroir and distinctive features of the vineyards from the three estates of Bodega Norton in Mendoza: Lunlunta, Finca La Colonia and Agrelo, which are each located at the foot of the Andes Mountains. With this exclusive high-end line, Norton focuses on its estates and the origin of the grapes as a key factor of the wine quality to grant consumers a sensory experience: the chance to enjoy the qualities of each terroir and compare them. As a selection of wines made from the vineyard, the winemakers' challenge is to get the best grapes from the best vineyards of the winery. Lunlunta Estate is well-known for the refined and powerful personality of its Malbecs. The grapes for this wine come from vineyards planted in a shallow alluvial soil on a boulder bed cemented with clay.

92 Points

Wine Advocate

2017 vintage
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tasting note

Displays an intense purplish red color as well as deep aromas of red and black fruit with floral notes of violets and subtle mineral notes. Elegant and velvety wine with sweet character and refined tannins. It is also very fruity, which results in a lingering and pleasant finish.

food pairing

Perfectly pairs with roasted duck, venison, wild boar, or braised stews.

points of distinction

  • Single vineyard Malbec from Norton's Lunlunta estate vineyard
  • Aging regimen includes 16 months in new French oak barrels
  • Grape clusters are specially selected in the vineyard for optimal quality
  • about the grape +
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Founded in 1895, Bodega Norton is one of the most awarded Argentinean wine brands in the U.S. with more than 150 international wine awards to date. Bodega Norton combines a modern, state-of-the-art facility with rich heritage and old world charm.

– David Bonomi, Chief Winemaker

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