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2016 ACHAVAL FERRER Malbec Mendoza Argentina

Original price was: $27.00.Current price is: $23.90.

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Elevate your wine experience with the 2016 Achaval Ferrer Malbec. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Mendoza’s terroir, as each sip reveals layers of ripe blackberries, plums, and subtle spices. Secure your bottle now to indulge in the artistry of Achaval Ferrer’s meticulous winemaking. Whether for a special occasion or a moment of refined pleasure, this Malbec promises a journey into the heart of Argentina’s renowned viticulture. Cheers to the allure of Mendoza in every glass!

Volume: 750 ML | 14.5% ABV

4 in stock

James Suckling – 91 Points

“Fresh blueberries, peppermint, light violets and a hint of orange rind and nutmeg. Full body, succulent tannins, plenty of crisp acidity and a juicy finish. A more floral rendition of this wine. —jamessuckling.com

Description

The 2016 Achaval Ferrer Malbec is a captivating journey into the heart of Argentina’s acclaimed Mendoza region, where Achaval Ferrer has established itself as a vanguard in crafting exceptional wines. Renowned for their commitment to expressing the unique terroir of each vineyard, this Malbec epitomizes the winery’s dedication to quality and authenticity.

In the glass, the deep violet hue of the 2016 Malbec hints at the intensity within. Aromas of ripe blackberries, plums, and violets waft from the glass, creating an enticing bouquet. On the palate, the wine unfolds with layers of complexity. Juicy black fruit, such as black cherry and blueberry, harmonizes with subtle notes of cocoa, vanilla, and a touch of spice.

The 2016 vintage, characterized by optimal weather conditions, allowed the Malbec grapes to achieve ideal ripeness, resulting in a wine of great concentration and balance. The structured tannins provide a framework for the lush fruit, ensuring a velvety and persistent finish.

Achaval Ferrer’s commitment to precision winemaking is evident in every sip of this Malbec. With a focus on low-intervention techniques and showcasing the distinct personality of each vineyard, the winery has become a standard-bearer for Argentine Malbec on the global stage.

Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with Argentine barbecue, the 2016 Achaval Ferrer Malbec is an invitation to savor the essence of Mendoza in a glass. Secure your bottle now and experience the craftsmanship and passion that define Achaval Ferrer’s contribution to the world of exceptional Argentine wines. Cheers to the artistry of the vine and the terroir of Mendoza!

Achaval Ferrer, nestled in the prestigious Mendoza region of Argentina, has become synonymous with producing some of the country’s most exceptional wines. Founded in 1998 by a group of friends with a shared passion for winemaking, including Santiago Achaval, Manuel Ferrer, Marcelo Victoria, and brothers Gustavo and Diego Morales, the winery quickly established itself as a pioneer in crafting high-quality, terroir-driven wines.

Achaval Ferrer’s mission was clear from the outset: to produce wines that authentically expressed the unique characteristics of Mendoza’s diverse terroir. The winery’s focus on single-vineyard expressions and minimal intervention winemaking techniques set a new standard in Argentine winemaking.

The winery’s first vintage in 1999 garnered immediate acclaim, and Achaval Ferrer’s reputation soared. Their dedication to showcasing the individuality of each vineyard block, particularly with the emblematic Malbec grape, became a hallmark of their winemaking philosophy. By selecting old-vine, low-yield vineyards in the Uco Valley and Luján de Cuyo, Achaval Ferrer elevated the potential of Argentine Malbec to unprecedented heights.

Over the years, the winery’s commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship has further solidified its standing in the global wine community. Their emphasis on organic and biodynamic farming practices reflects a holistic approach to winemaking, ensuring that the wines truly mirror the nuances of Mendoza’s diverse landscapes.

Achaval Ferrer’s portfolio extends beyond Malbec to include other varietals, each crafted with the same precision and dedication. Their wines, such as the celebrated Quimera blend and Finca Bella Vista, have garnered international acclaim, placing Achaval Ferrer at the forefront of Argentina’s wine renaissance.

As a trailblazer in Mendoza’s viticultural landscape, Achaval Ferrer remains committed to the principles of quality, authenticity, and innovation. The winery’s history is a testament to the transformative power of a collective vision, where a shared love for the land and the grape has resulted in wines that encapsulate the very spirit of Mendoza’s winemaking excellence.

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