Red Wine Argentina
Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec from Agrelo
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec from Agrelo is a truly remarkable wine that has been captivating wine enthusiasts all over the world. Grown in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, this malbec’s intense and complex flavors are a result of the unique terroir in which it is grown. The deep ruby color and aromas of dark fruit, spice, and smoke make this a truly exquisite experience. On the palate, you will find notes of blackberry, plum, chocolate, and leather while hints of toasted oak and spice linger on the finish. This is one of those rare wines that can be enjoyed now or aged for many years to come. You won’t be disappointed with this exquisite Malbec!
A Little Trivia
The Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard is located in the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Argentina and it is said that a colony of llamas live among its vines! They have become so accustomed to human company that they even join in on the wine tastings!
History of This Wine
Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec from Agrelo is a single-vineyard wine produced by the Catena family in Mendoza, Argentina. The vineyard was planted in 1998 and the first vintage of Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec was released in 2003. The Catena family has been producing wines in Mendoza since 1902, and they are known for their commitment to quality and innovation.
The vineyard is located at the base of the Andes Mountains, at an altitude of 1,100 meters above sea level. The soil is composed of clay and limestone, which helps to give the wine its unique character. The climate is dry and sunny with cool nights, allowing for slow ripening of the grapes.
Notable vintages include 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012. These vintages have all received high scores from critics such as Robert Parker's Wine Advocate and James Suckling. In addition to these vintages, the Catena family has also released limited edition wines such as "Decero" (2006) and "Remolinos" (2008).
In 2011, Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec was awarded a Gold Medal at the International Wine Challenge in London. This award helped to further establish Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec as one of Argentina's top wines.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Finca Decero Remolinos Vineyard Malbec from Agrelo is a full-bodied red wine with dark fruit flavors and a hint of spice. Its bold flavor makes it an excellent match for grilled meats, especially steak, as well as dishes with earthy aromas such as mushrooms or truffles. This wine also pairs well with rich cheeses, such as blue cheese or brie, and charcuterie. It can also be enjoyed on its own or alongside roasted vegetables, stews, and hearty bean dishes.