Altolandon - L'Ame - Malbec

Altolandon - L'Ame - Malbec


100% Malbec. Altolandon were pioneers in this area; they saw that with the altitude, the thermal amplitude & the
levels of insolation, they were in a privileged place for this variety. Rosalia worked with Malbec in Mendoza as a wine maker before & that’s where she fell in love with this variety. Despite this, the Malbec clones they have here come from France.

L’Ame comes from the French Alma which means Soul & this wine reflects the fullest expression of the place where it comes from, stony & poor areas, the altitude of the estate & a cold climate that make this unique variety show us all its splendor. Aromas of red fruits and violets, together with its freshness, complexity and intense ruby ​​lime, make it a wine with SOUL.

Grapes arrive at the winery with total respect for the fruit, without breakage & without exposing them to the sun or high temperatures immediately after being harvested from the vineyards surrounding the winery. Selection of bunches is carried out & only healthy & ripe fruit enters the fermentation tanks.

Cold maceration for 2 weeks, followed by a spontaneous alcoholic fermentation in 6000 liter stainless steel tank (no commercial yeasts were used.) Gently presses & aged for 12 months in new 300 liter French oak barrels where malolactic fermentation takes place naturally & spontaneously. Stabilization is also natural, the wine is in deposits during the coldest months, temperatures can go to minus 15º C.

Deep red ruby color, with a floral nose, red fruits, jam & marmalade, dark chocolate & mint, powerful wine that is relevant & with well integrated tannins but in which fruit is still the protagonist, rich and ripe, bold but not
too heavy, tremendous balance, hints of chocolate & spicy notes, concentrated fruit which becomes more expressive on the finish.

Ideal with steak, roast beef or venison; barbecued lamb & pork, aubergine bakes, smoked bacon, duck confit, blue or stilton cheese & dark chocolate. Certified Organic & Vegan.

Ideal serving temperature 16ºC.