Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Reserve, VT
$301.14 / case(12)
Tasting notes complexity and a very present local character. The mountains the altitude and the limestone soils grant this malbec diverse layers. It is worth giving the wine some time so they slowly unveil. The presence of limestone soils in the uco valley is profoundly noticeable in this wine. The combination of mineral character freshness and very fine grain tannins present and structured with a nice length and a chalky sensation on the palate take this malbec to the next level the mineral dimension. Vintage 2014 the season began with severe frosts that lowered yields by 30%. November brought a few dry zonda winds that challenged the flowering stage and lowered yields even more. December and january brought heatwaves and late summer rains and lowered temperatures moved into the region just before harvest. In three weeks the region received levels equivalent to two years worth of rain; therefore grapes harvested prior to mildew or rot setting in were showing admirable level of
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