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Malbec is a black-skinned grape variety native to southern France (specifically the area around Cahors), but now better known as the icon 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.... more
La Consulta is a small wine-growing sub-region in the southern Uco Valley of Mendoza, Argentina, which sits in the shadow of the 5830m (19,100ft) volcano, San Jose.
The Tunuyan river flows through the middle of La Consulta's wine-growing area, bringing meltwater directly from the peaks of the Andes, and providing the local viticulturalists with a resource to combat the otherwise dry, hot climate.
Vineyards surround the small town of La Consulta on all sides, with a heavy concentration to the west, approaching the slopes of the lower Andes mountains. The town itself sits at just over 1000m (3300ft), but just 18 miles (30km) to the west, the slopes have risen to peaks of over 4000m (13,300ft). This ... more
The Uco Valley is a key wine-growing region of Argentina. Although considered part of the Mendoza region, it can be recognized in its own right on several counts. Not only is the vine-growing area quite distinct; the Uco Valley is also home to several of Argentina's top producers. Attracted by the exc ... more
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