Maipe 'Reserve' Malbec 2015
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James Suckling 92
"A red with lots of dried fruit and spices follows through to a medium to full body, silky tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now."
This is a red wine
Item ID: #21871
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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James Suckling 92
"A red with lots of dried fruit and spices follows through to a medium to full body, silky tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now."

Maipe

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MaipeMaipe was the lord of the winds to the ancient Andean people. The wines are produced by Bodegas Chakana in the Luján de Cuyo subregion of Mendoza. Juan Pelizzatti founded Chakana on May 2, 2002 the day The Souther Cross (Chakana in Mapuche) reaches a perfectly vertical position, marking the beginning of a new farming cycle.

Their vineyards are are both in Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains at an altitude of 3,000 feet above sea level. Agrelo is a cool climate region in Argentina's premier grape growing area. Their three fincas are home to some very special plots of 100+ year old Malbec vines. Currently the estate is in the process of a Biodynamic viticulture conversion and certification. Winemakers Gabriel Bloise, Liliana Iannizzotto and consultant Alberto Antonini are crafting wines that are an expression of old vines, deep rich soils and a commitment to excellence.

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