Accuro Malbec 2016
Accuro Malbec 2016 -The 1700 metres above sea level offers cold winters and warm summers with high temperatures during the day and cool nights.
The land is silty quite fragmented presence of stones, medium to low fertility with low percentage of organic material Franco. Well drained and with low salinity.
Harsh winters and hot summers with mild or warm days and cool nights. The daily temperature range is about 15 ° C, which favors a very good production of color and tannins in the grapes.
The Malbec for this wine was harvested manually. 30% of Malbec were raised in oak barrels for 14 months, then three months in bottles before being marketed.
There is an intense violet, red colour. The nose is complex displaying candied red fruit, plum, cinnamon and chocolate. The palate is full flavoured and rich with velvety tannins good structure and a long finish. Drink now-2022.
Malbecs from Mendoza Argentina can vary in style from California inspired fruit forward jam bombs to Italian influenced oxidative styling. The Bodega Andana “Accuro” Malbec leans more towards the motherland of Malbec, Cahors France. Grown in the high altitude of the Uco Valley, where the mildew prone grape berries thrive in the dry wind blown mountain air of the Mendoza. “Accuro” was aged 80% stainless steel tanks and 20% used French oak for 8 months, with an additional 6 months in bottle before release. Ripe fruit on the nose, dry and full with firm tannin on the palate, earthy but refined, this is a strong Malbec that is easy to like. Pair with grilled steaks, sausages or a grilled portabello mushroom burger with melted goat cheese.