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Las Moras Malbec, San Juan, Argentina

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Average Price $14 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Search Rank 6721 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 6721st most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 3979th

Price History for Las Moras Malbec, San Juan, Argentina
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Grape Variety

Malbec is a black-skinned grape variety native to southern France (specifically the area around Cahors), but now better known as the iconic wine grape of Argentina. Through its success in the vineyards of Mendoza, in a few short decades Malbec has shot from relative obscurity to international fame, simultaneously bringing new-found attention and respect to Argentina as a wine-producing nation.

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Region
  • San Juan is an important Argentinean wine-producing area. Originally a prolific producer of high-yielding pink grape varieties (e.g. Cereza), whose high sugar content made them ideal for blending, San Juan is now producing wines of increasing quality using traditional European grape varieties. Syrah and the ever-present Malbec are the most important of these.

    The wine region of San Juan covers the administrative area of the same name in the north-western corner of Argentina. The province sits between Mendoza and La Rioja, and is almost entirely contained within the mountainous foothills of the Andes. In terms of production, San Juan ...more

  • Argentina is one of the most important wine-producing countries in the New World, and the largest producer of wine in South America. The high-altitude deserts of the eastern Andes have given rise to a high-quality wine industry and the terroir here is well suited to Argentina's adopted grape variety, the ubiquitou...more

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