Cuvelier Los Andes Grand Malbec 2014, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina

Specialists in French “Grand Crus” production, the Cuvelier family owns Château Léoville-Poyferré and Château Le Crock in the Bordeaux region of France since 1903. Seduced by the quality of wines in the Mendoza region, Bertrand and Jean-Guy Cuvelier planted a vineyard right below the Andes Cordillera. 65 hectare, 1000 meters above sea level. Grand Malbec is a selection of the most beautiful Malbec grapes, barrel-fermented and aged in new barrels for 18 months. Grand Malbec has an outstanding concentration that will surprise, with its balance and ageing potential. A must for
all Malbec fans.
100% Malbec. Location: Uco Valley, Vista Flores, Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina. Winemaking: The wine is fermented in new oak barrels. Grapes are selected by hand and barrels are
filled by gravity. The total maceration process takes 45 to 60 days. Malolactic fermentation: 100% in new French oak barrels. Aging: 100% in new French oak barre;ls for 18 months. Tasting Note: Appearance: great intensity of color. A very young and elegant violet-red, typical of the varietal. Aroma: excellent varietal characteristics which include aromas of sweet ripe plums, marmalade and dulce de leche. Very inviting. Mouth: very nice first mouth: full, juicy and meaty. Excellent roundness with a taste typical of the varietal. A robust, mature wine with a long finish.