Terroir Selection Malbec 2018

Alta Vista

Terroir Selection Malbec 2018

Region: Argentina / Mendoza
Grapes: 100% Malbec

Terroir Selection Malbec is made from a blend of five vineyards in Lujan de Cujo and Valle de Uco, each bringing different characteristics to the wine. Lujan de Cujo contributes elements of ripe, mouth filling fruit that is very long on the palate, while Valle de Uco supplies strength and young, primary fruit aromas and roundness in the mouth. Terroir Selection Malbec is aged in French oak barrels (new, one- and two-year old) for 12 months and in bottle for 6 months.

93 Points


2018 vintage
92+ Points

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2018 vintage
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tasting note

Deep violet with aromas reminiscent of spices, fresh ripe fruits and animal scents. In mouth, freshness, openness, soft tannins and long finish dominate.

food pairing

This wine is a great match with grilled ribeye or NY strip steak, roast fowl, and pork with herbs or Latin spices.

technical data

GRAPES: 100% Malbec
PH: 3.58
ACIDITY: 6.8 g/L
ABV: 14.5%
AGING: 12 months

points of distinction

  • Low yields of only 1 bottle per vine
  • Blend of best terroirs: Luján de Cuyo, and Valle de Uco
  • Average rating 90/91 from major publications since vintage 2002
  • about the grape +
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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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