Chakana Attorante Malbec (750ml)
Alberto Antonini a consultant for the Chakana Vineyards first came to Argentina in 1995, after key contributions to the Super-Tuscan movement in Italy. His philosophy is focused on using modern technology to express the terroir potential in making high end wines, while respecting the true nature of the grape flavours. The winemaking philosophy is one of minimal intervention that allows the purest expression of the place. Chakana operates with great respect for their local communityand endorses the fair trade standards of the international organization Fair For Life.
Chakana has a varied wine portfolio, some of their wines are made according to conventional, though sustainable methods, while others are certified organic and biodynamic.
Red cherry, strawberry and vanilla aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with fine, supple tannins and crisp acidity. It is harmonious and focused, with caressing vibrant red berry fruit on the bright, classy finish.
This wine is part of the Chakana Estate Selection, a line of wines from the best areas of the Uco Valley (Altamira and Gualtallary), based on traditional strains that find their best expression in these places. It is made with from conventionally grown Malbec grapes from Finca Agrelo, Agrela, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza at 1100 meters. After fermentation the wine rests in a combination of concrete tanks and used French oak barrels for 12 months.