Alamos Wines has announced new Malbec and Torrontés Argentinian wines. Alamos grapes are grown at the foothills of the Andes Mountains at an elevation of 3,000 to 5,000 feet.
The 2014 Malbec blends concentrated plum flavors with small portions of Syrah (6%) and Bonarda (4%), for dark cherry and blackberry flavors. Other tasting notes include brown spice and vanilla, according to the company. The ABV is 13.5%, the pH 3.78, and the suggested retail price is $13.
The 2013 Mendoza Selección Malbec begins with ripe plum and blackberry notes, according to the company, with notes of brown spice and black pepper on the palate. This 100% Malbec wine is full-bodied, with 13.9% ABV, 3.76 pH, and SRP of $20.
The 2014 Torrontés is crisp and fragrant, according to the company, with aromas of orange and jasmine blossom. The palate includes notes of peach, ripe pineapple and fresh herbs, with a zing of acidity on the finish. Ideal food pairings are empanadas, Thai or any other spicy dishes. This wine has a 13.2% ABV, 3.27 pH, and a SRP of $13.