Luján de Cuyo was the first Appellation of Origin for Argentine wines in 1989 and Norton was one of the founding members. The D.O.C. classification signifies that all the grapes come from Luján de Cuyo, and have had an aging process of at least 18 months, with a minimum 6 months in oak barrels . The grapes for the Norton D.O.C. Malbec come from Bodega Norton’s Agrelo, Perdriel, and Lunlunta estate vineyards, all located within the boundaries of the Luján de Cuyo wine growing region.

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2021 vintage
Harvest Note
This growing season was very typical - allowing for healthy and full maturation of the grapes. The region saw little rain, with warm daytime temperatures and cool nights.
Tasting Note
Deep red color with hints of violet, the nose is full of ripe red fruit aromas, bing cherry, pomegranate, and red currant. Savory tannins and velvety texture are seamlessly integrated into a long finish.
Technical Data
GRAPES: 100% Malbec
PH: 3.56
ACIDITY: 5.4 g/l
ABV: 14.20%
AGING: 12 months in first and second use french oak barrel and 12 months in bottle before release
Unique Selling Points
  • Founding member of Luján de Cuyo, the first DOC in Argentina
  • Classic red fruit character and velvet texture from Luján de Cuyo
  • Oak and concrete aging for finesse
  • Made from 15 to 30 year old vines

About the Grape

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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