Red Wine Argentina
What Makes This Wine Popular?
Norton Perdriel is a wine that will make you feel like the king or queen of the party! It’s an Argentinian Malbec with a deep, ruby-red color and intense aromas of ripe plums, blackberries, and spices. On the palate, it's full-bodied and robust with flavors of dark cherries, chocolate, and licorice. The finish is long and velvety with well-integrated tannins. With its bold flavor profile and velvety texture, Norton Perdriel has become one of Argentina’s hottest wines!
A Little Trivia
One of the most unique things about Norton Perdriel is that it has a wine club called “Tontos”, which is an affectionate term for fool in Spanish. Members of this club receive exclusive invitations to events and special editions of their wines, as well as other benefits like discounts on purchases.
History of This Wine
Norton Perdriel is a winery located in the province of Mendoza, Argentina. It was founded in 1895 by Don Domingo Villafañe, who planted the first vineyards in the area. The winery has since become one of the most important producers of Malbec wines in Argentina.
Notable vintage years include 2009, which was awarded 90 points by Wine Spectator and 2011, which was awarded 91 points by Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.
In 2010, Norton Perdriel released its first single-vineyard wine called "Perdriel Estate". This wine has since become one of their flagship wines and is highly sought after due to its unique terroir and high quality.
In 2017, Norton Perdriel opened a new winery and tasting room in Luján de Cuyo, where visitors can learn about the history of the winery and taste their award-winning wines.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Norton Perdriel is a full-bodied, dry red wine from Argentina. It pairs well with bold flavors such as grilled steak, roasted lamb, and game meats. It also goes well with aged cheeses, mushrooms, and rich stews. For lighter fare, it can be enjoyed with pork tenderloin or salmon dishes. It's also a great accompaniment to hearty pasta dishes featuring truffle oil or cream sauces.