An Argentine wine was chosen as the best Malbec in the world: what is it and how much can you get? | Chronicle

It is no news that Argentine wines are widely recognized worldwide. In quantity produced, the country is in 7th place, and in quality, the different varieties of Malbec, especially those from Mendoza, stand out for their complexity and flavor.

One of these wines, from the region of Uco Valleywhere the best vineyards in the country are found, was chosen by the specialized medium Decanter as the best Malbec in the world.

Its about Doña Paula Estate Malbec 2021from the Doña Paula winery, which was consecrated by the Decanter panel of tasters among 149 labels worldwide. In Argentina the bottle can be had for $1,200.

This variety is produced from two vineyards that Doña Paula has in the region: one in Gualtallary, at 1,350 meters above sea level, and another in El Brush, at 1,100 meters above sea level. The winery describes it as “of great balance and freshness on the palate, with good concentration and structure, with soft tannins and a lingering ending.”

The Argentine label was cataloged as “elegant and complex” by the British media (Illustrative image).

From this label, are produced 900,000 bottles by harvest and is one of the most exported from Doña Paula, reaching 34 countries. It’s a Malbec elegant and complex con notes of raspberry, blueberry, violet and spices.

According to specialists, last year’s harvest was very good: “The 2021 vintage was average in terms of temperature and quite dry in the maturing months, which helped to obtain very expressive and elegant wines“.

What is the quality of Argentine wines due to?

Martin Kaiser, the person in charge of the production award-winning wineexplains that one of the determining factors for quality is the I usually: “The soils are sandy loam with a high content of calcium carbonate, ensuring a fresh style and good texture to the wine”.

From the winery, they are proud of their product: “It is a great recognition that confirms the position that Argentina has as leader in the production of Malbec worldwidethey affirmed.

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