Luján de Cuyo was the first Appellation of Origin for Argentine wines. The D.O.C. classification signifies that all the grapes come from Lujan de Cuyo, and have had an aging process of at least one year in oak barrels and one year of bottle aging before release. The grapes for the D.O.C. come from Bodega Norton’s Agrelo, Perdriel, and Lunlunta estate vineyards, all located within the boundaries of the Lujan de Cuyo wine growing region.

92 Points
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2019 vintage
92 Points
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2017 vintage
Tasting Note

Deep red in color with violet hues. Aromas feature ripe red fruits and black pepper spice with friendly tannins on the palate, and long, well-rounded structure and finish.

Food Pairing

Pair with rich flavors like braised meats, osso bucco, mushroom sauces, and sharp, nutty cheeses.

Technical Data
APPELLATION: Lujan de Cuyo
Unique Selling Points
  • Made completely from Malbec grown in Lujan de Cuyo, the 1st winemaking appellation in Argentina
  • Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels, followed by 12 months of bottle aging
  • The D.O.C. name signifies the wine is made according to the appellation's strict standards
  • Made to age up to 5 years after release.

About the Grape

Malbec
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.
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