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A Mendoza: the best

This is the Gran Reserva Malbec 2016, of the Corazón del Sol winery. The Wine Spectator awarded 94 points to
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Gran Reserva Malbec 2016, de la bodega Corazón del Sol.
| 30 September, 2019 |

Wine Spectator recognized with 94 points the Gran Reserva Malbec 2016, from Corazón del Sol. Thus, the varietal icon of the Mendoza winery, located in Tunuyán, becomes the came with the highest score from all over the country. According to the prestigious American publication.

“ It is a distinction that fills us with pride, as well as being very important. Because Wine Spectator has a very significant impact on the North American market. Which is precisely our main destiny. So it’s very good to have a positive review.” Cristian Moor, oenologist at Corazón del Solcommented. He is responsible for the work team in which also includes the oenologist Luciano Bastías and Santiago Achával, as external consultant. From here, a better positioning of the brand and its labels in its target market is achieved .

For his score, Wine Spectator considered wine as “elegant and powerful with concentrated flavors of kirsch, blueberries and cherries, backed by fresh acidity and spicytannins . It shows intense minerality on the middle palate, with a long and generously spicy finish, full of flint and clove accents . Complex.”

Elegant and balanced

With grapes from his farm in Los Chacayes (Tunuyán), the Gran Reserva Malbec 2016 is a 100% varietal. And it has 18 months in French oak barrels.

“ It is an elegant wine, fine and with the right balance. The result of a hard work in the vineyard that begins with the selection of the different plots to classify it. Next, we try to make the plant as balanced as possible. So that, in the winery, we can preserve the quality that the vineyard gives us. With very intensive care in processing, aging and bottling,” adds Moor.

Best pairing are game meats, lean meats and pasta with very spicy and spicy sauces .

The best Argentine, then, is a Mendoza of pure strain.

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