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Alta Vista Malbec Mendoza Vive 2021

$12

A perky red, offering easygoing cherry and raspberry flavors, with vanilla, spice and mineral accents weaving in. Drink now. 58,333 cases made, 15,000 cases imported.

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Aug 31, 2022

Summary

Grape

Malbec

Malbec originated in Southwest France, where it's also known as Côt; it is still the main grape in the area's top appellation, Cahors. It was once a significant blending partner in Bordeaux's reds, but has largely fallen out of favor there. Farther north in France, it has a presence in the Loire Valley. However, Malbec today is most associated with Argentina, where it has become the signature red grape. It's also grown in other New World regions, including Chile and Australia.

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$12

Alta Vista Malbec Mendoza Vive 2021

A perky red, offering easygoing cherry and raspberry flavors, with vanilla, spice and mineral accents weaving in. Drink now. 58,333 cases made, 15,000 cases imported.

Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Aug 31, 2022

Summary

Grape

Malbec

Malbec originated in Southwest France, where it's also known as Côt; it is still the main grape in the area's top appellation, Cahors. It was once a significant blending partner in Bordeaux's reds, but has largely fallen out of favor there. Farther north in France, it has a presence in the Loire Valley. However, Malbec today is most associated with Argentina, where it has become the signature red grape. It's also grown in other New World regions, including Chile and Australia.

Read More

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