Bodegas Callia - Malbec Alta Dry Red Wine
This wine is from Argentina, Cuyo region, San Juan sub-region and Tulum appellation. The grapes are cultivated from vineyards located in Caucete, at 650 meters (2,133 feet) above sea level, in alluvial, sandy-textured soil. The vines are drip irrigated with snowmelt runoff from the Andes, providing the optimum amount of water to each plant. Vines are trained on trellis.. 13.5% abv. Due to the character of young red wines like Callia Alta, serve this wine slightly cooler than you would serve older red wines. A temperature of 15C - 16C is ideal as it allows for the integration of fruity flavors and the tannic structure of this wine.
The 2017 Alta Malbec shows a medium ruby color with purplish tints. On the nose, the wine reveals beautiful red fruits such as plums and cherries. A balanced mouthfeel with flavors of redcurrant and black cherry supported by sweet, round tannins. It culminates in a long finish with notes of cloves and cinnamon.