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Manos Negras Malbec

2017 | Argentina | Mendoza 750 ml | 13.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Plum
  • Spicy (mix)
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥190
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    Description

    Manos Negras was founded in 2010 by three of the senior managers from the legendary Catena Zapata winery in Mendoza, including Alejandro Sejanovich, one of the leading viticulturists in Argentina. In only 10 years Manos Negras has built an impressive reputation, winning critical acclaim and multiple awards for their wines.
    Manos Negras Malbec is produced exclusively from grapes grown in the premium sub-region of Atlamira. Aromas of black and blueberries and violets, along with earthy tones Dense and rich on the palate, with notes of mocha, dark berries, spice, and minerals; a lingering finish of sweet black and blue fruits.
    Gold Medal Winner. Rated 90/100 by Tim Atkins.

    Variety Description

    Malbec

    Malbec is a purple grape variety used in making red wine. The grapes tend to have an inky dark color and robust tannins, and are known as one of the six grapes allowed in the blend of red Bordeaux wine. The Malbec grape is a thin-skinned grape and needs more sun and heat than either Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot to mature.

    Country Description

    Argentina

    The Argentine wine industry is the fifth largest producer of wine in the world, but consuming 90% of the wine it produces themselves. The most important wine regions of the country are located in the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan and La Rioja with the Mendoza province producing more than 60% of the Argentine wine. Due to the high altitude and low humidity of the main wine producing regions, Argentine vineyards rarely face the problems of insects, fungi, molds and other grape diseases that affect vineyards in other countries. There are many different varieties of grapes in Argentina, reflecting the country's many immigrant groups. The French brought Malbec, which makes most of Argentina's best known wines. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Chardonnay and other international varieties are also becoming more widely planted.

    Region Description

    Mendoza

    The Mendoza Province is one of Argentina's most important wine regions, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country's entire wine production. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at the some of the highest altitudes in the world with the average site located 600–1,100 meters above sea level. The pink-skinned grapes of Criolla Grande and Cereza account for more than a quarter of all plantings but Malbec is the region's most important planting followed closely by Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo and Chardonnay.