El Esteco Altimus 2015

Red Blend

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  11974
$50.00
GD
95
El Esteco Altimus 2015 from LCBO
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    El Esteco winemaker Alejandro Pepa has more than 500 hectares in the Calchaquíes Valleys in northern Argentina at his disposal for making his wines. Altimus - by its very definition - is the greatest expression of his vines, a summation of the very best. With a predominance of malbec, plus cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc, this may be the freshest, liveliest version to date. It has a core of ripe red fruits and firm acidity to refresh all those flavors even more. The texture has good tannins - and those tannins have grip. Give it a couple more years in the bottle, and then open it with a richly flavored stew, like ox tail. Score - 95. (guiadescorchados.cl, 2019)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    December 5, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    15%
    Made In:
    Calchaquí Valley, Argentina
    By:
    Grupo Penaflor Sa
    Sugar Content:
    5 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Red Blend

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    December 5, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    15%
    Made In:
    Calchaquí Valley, Argentina
    By:
    Grupo Penaflor Sa
    Sugar Content:
    5 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Red Blend