SalenteinPortillo Malbec 2023Product code: 16978
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Salentein Portillo Malbec is a delightful red wine hailing from the renowned Mendoza region of Argentina. With its deep, intense purple color, this wine immediately captivates the senses. Its fragrant bouquet offers an enticing blend of ripe cherries, plums, and blackberries, accompanied by subtle hints of vanilla and spice. On the palate, this Malbec showcases a perfect balance between fruitiness and velvety tannins, resulting in a smooth and luscious texture. Its lingering finish leaves a delightful impression, making it an ideal choice for pairing with hearty dishes such as grilled meats or robust pasta dishes. Salentein Portillo Malbec truly embodies the best qualities of Argentine wine craftsmanship.
Ruby-red wine displaying a fresh and fruity nose, enhanced by hints of plum, black berries and a touch of vanilla, fresh fruit flavours, supported by sweet and round tannins and a good structure.
About the Winery
Salentein Winery, nestled in the picturesque Uco Valley of Mendoza, Argentina, exudes elegance and sophistication. This renowned winery covers a vast estate of 5,000 acres, amidst the breathtaking backdrop of the Andes Mountains. Established in 1995, Salentein Winery has become a benchmark for exceptional quality wines, attracting visitors from all corners of the globe.
The winery's commitment to producing top-tier wines is evident throughout their meticulously maintained vineyards. Here, at altitudes ranging between 3,445 and 5,577 feet, the vineyards benefit from the optimal climate and diverse terroir, creating the ideal conditions for the flourishing of premium grape varieties. From Malbec and Merlot to Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, the winery boasts an impressive portfolio of wines that perfectly capture the unique characteristics of the region.
Upon arriving at Salentein, visitors are immediately enchanted by the architectural masterpiece that serves as the winery's main building. Designed like a temple dedicated to wine, the winery seamlessly blends modernity and tradition. Inside, a private art collection showcasing contemporary Latin American artists adds an artistic allure to the ambiance.
Winemaking at Salentein Winery is an art form. The state-of-the-art technology and traditional techniques employed by their skilled winemakers ensure that every bottle of Salentein wine is a testament to their dedication and expertise. Visitors can witness this mastery firsthand during guided tours that walk guests through the winemaking process, from grape to bottle.
To complete the experience, a visit to the winery's restaurant, Killka, is a must. Offering panoramic views of the vineyards and mountains, this culinary haven delights the senses with a fusion of international and regional cuisine. Pairing the dishes with Salentein's finest wines elevates the dining experience to new heights, leaving guests enamored with the true essence of Argentine gastronomy.
Whether one is a connoisseur or a casual wine enthusiast, a visit to Salentein Winery is an unforgettable journey filled with beauty, passion, and exceptional wines. From tasting the finest vintages to exploring the mesmerizing grounds, this winery immerses visitors in a sensory adventure that captures the heart and captivates the palate like no other.