Portillo Malbec, Valle De Uco, Mendoza, Argentina, 2009

Estate bottled. Portillo wines by renowned Bodegas Salentein originate in the prized high-altitude vineyards of Uco Valley in Mendoza, Argentina, where the winemaking philosophy is driven by an enduring respect for nature. This collection of youthful, vibrant wines captivates the senses with expressive fruit character. The name Portillo was inspired by a high-elevation mountain pass in the majestic Andes that represents a gateway into the Salentein family vineyards; the texture on the label evokes select blocks of those vines. This rich Malbec is infused with tempting aromas of ripe black fruits and plums. Velvety and soft on the palate with rich fruit flavors. Enjoy with grilled meat, pasta, spicy dishes, and cheese. Red wine. Wine of Argentina.