Red Wine Argentina
Familia Zuccardi 'Concreto' Malbec from Altamira
What Makes This Wine Popular?
Take a sip of the Familia Zuccardi 'Concreto' Malbec from Altamira and you'll be transported to the beautiful rolling hills of Mendoza, Argentina. This full-bodied wine is bursting with intense aromas of blackberry, plum, fig, and dark chocolate that mingle perfectly with its smooth tannins and balanced acidity. The result is an incredibly complex and delicious wine that's sure to please even the most discerning palate. Enjoy this popular Malbec on its own or pair it with your favorite grilled meats for an unforgettable experience!
A Little Trivia
Familia Zuccardi is famous for it's sustainability initiatives, including re planting of native trees and shrubs as well as building beehives to help cultivate a whole ecosystem around the winery. They also installed a solar panel system to reduce their carbon footprint and have been using natural gas powered vehicles since 2012!
History of This Wine
Familia Zuccardi's 'Concreto' Malbec is a single-vineyard wine from the Altamira region of Mendoza, Argentina. The vineyard was planted in 2002 and has since become one of the most sought-after Malbecs in the world. The first vintage of Concreto was released in 2006 and quickly gained recognition for its intense aromas and flavors of dark fruit, spices, and earth. Since then, it has consistently been rated among the top wines from Argentina. In 2014, Familia Zuccardi released a special edition of Concreto to commemorate their 50th anniversary. This limited edition bottle was aged for 18 months in French oak barrels and featured a unique label design that paid homage to the family's history.
What To Serve With This Wine?
The Familia Zuccardi 'Concreto' Malbec from Altamira is a full-bodied red wine with notes of dark cherry, blackberry, and plum. It has a long finish and pairs well with grilled meats, roasted vegetables, and strong cheeses such as blue cheese or aged cheddar. This wine also goes well with dishes featuring earthy flavors such as mushrooms, truffles, or wild game. Hearty stews and braises are also good pairings for this wine.