PASCUAL TOSO ALTA - Malbec - Barrancas, Mendoza - Argentina

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Product SKU
AR55
Vintage: 2018

PASCUAL TOSO ALTA - Malbec - Barrancas Vineyard, Mendoza, ARGENTINA

It presents tinges of violet & a fruity nose. It evokes blackberries, spices, and tobacco. Rich & long finish.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

$65.00
Country ARGENTINA Region Mendoza Grape Varietal Malbec

Product Description

Description

A prestigious wine which has been made with grapes from 60 years old vines. This vibrant wine with tinges of violet reveals a fruity nose of blackberry, spices and tobacco. Full body, round velvety tannins and clear long finish.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Grilled red meats, cold cuts, poultry. Classic pairing is grilled Argentinian beef served with chimichurri sauce.
  • Cheese Hard cheese, blue cheese.

Accolades

Awards

Vinous 92 Points

Former wine journalist for The Wine Advocate and Barolo & Champagne expert, Antonio Galloni founded his own website that offers wine reviews, industry and lifestyle articles

Sakura Japanese Women_s Wine Awards Gold

James Suckling 92 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Critique Review

"Blueberries with underlying black-olive aromas and flavors. Medium to full body. Firm tannins. Juicy finish. Drink or hold."

James Suckling, 2020

Wine Facts

More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Malbec
Vintage 2018
Region Mendoza
Country ARGENTINA
Winemakers Paul Hobbs - Consultant Winemaker / Felipe Stahlschmidt - Resident Winemaker
Producer Bodegas y Vinedos Pascual Toso
Average age of vines 60+ years
Harvest method By Hand
Fermentation & maceration Cold maceration takes place before fermentation for 48 hours. Winemaking process is carried out in stainless steel tanks and macerated from 15 to 20 days.
Aging The wine is aged in new French oak barrels for 14 months. To obtain its maximum expression, the wine is softly filtered before being bottled. Oncce is bottled, it remains 6 months in our controlled temperature cellar, before release.
SKU AR55

Vineyard Info

Established in 1890, Pascual Toso is one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries of Argentina with a strong commitment and quality. It is located in Barrancas Vineyard, Maipu, one the premium wine-producing regions of Argentina. A prestigious wine which has been made from vines more than 60 years old.

Las Barrancas is in a stunning location with premium quality soils, ideal climate and environment, located in Mendoza, in the district of Maipu within the Mendoza River highland. In the area, at around 750 meters above sea level, more than 400 hectares belong to Pascual Toso. It is a heterogeneous terroir, an uneven piece of land going down 7 meters, where stretch soils with bare rock in which grapes stand up with all its quality, to deeper soils with green coverage. Climate is characterised by warm days and fresh nights, low humidity and high heat periods which are translated in vineyards with excellent quality of fruits. The water for irrigation comes from the snow of the Andes mountain trough the main River of the county, “Mendoza River”.

Barrancas region in Maipu, Mendoza.

Barrancas region in Maipu, Mendoza.

Description

A prestigious wine which has been made with grapes from 60 years old vines. This vibrant wine with tinges of violet reveals a fruity nose of blackberry, spices and tobacco. Full body, round velvety tannins and clear long finish.

Vintage in image may vary. Refer to wine facts for current vintage.

How to pair it

  • Meat Grilled red meats, cold cuts, poultry. Classic pairing is grilled Argentinian beef served with chimichurri sauce.
  • Cheese Hard cheese, blue cheese.

Awards

Vinous 92 Points

Former wine journalist for The Wine Advocate and Barolo & Champagne expert, Antonio Galloni founded his own website that offers wine reviews, industry and lifestyle articles

Sakura Japanese Women_s Wine Awards Gold

James Suckling 92 Points

As one of the most famous American wine critics and journalists, James Suckling is among the leading experts on wines and was a former editor for Wine Spectator. He now conducts his own personal reviews online and conferences

Critique Review

"Blueberries with underlying black-olive aromas and flavors. Medium to full body. Firm tannins. Juicy finish. Drink or hold."

James Suckling, 2020
More Information
Product Type Red Wine
Grape Varietal Malbec
Vintage 2018
Region Mendoza
Country ARGENTINA
Winemakers Paul Hobbs - Consultant Winemaker / Felipe Stahlschmidt - Resident Winemaker
Producer Bodegas y Vinedos Pascual Toso
Average age of vines 60+ years
Harvest method By Hand
Fermentation & maceration Cold maceration takes place before fermentation for 48 hours. Winemaking process is carried out in stainless steel tanks and macerated from 15 to 20 days.
Aging The wine is aged in new French oak barrels for 14 months. To obtain its maximum expression, the wine is softly filtered before being bottled. Oncce is bottled, it remains 6 months in our controlled temperature cellar, before release.
SKU AR55

Established in 1890, Pascual Toso is one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries of Argentina with a strong commitment and quality. It is located in Barrancas Vineyard, Maipu, one the premium wine-producing regions of Argentina. A prestigious wine which has been made from vines more than 60 years old.

Las Barrancas is in a stunning location with premium quality soils, ideal climate and environment, located in Mendoza, in the district of Maipu within the Mendoza River highland. In the area, at around 750 meters above sea level, more than 400 hectares belong to Pascual Toso. It is a heterogeneous terroir, an uneven piece of land going down 7 meters, where stretch soils with bare rock in which grapes stand up with all its quality, to deeper soils with green coverage. Climate is characterised by warm days and fresh nights, low humidity and high heat periods which are translated in vineyards with excellent quality of fruits. The water for irrigation comes from the snow of the Andes mountain trough the main River of the county, “Mendoza River”.

Barrancas region in Maipu, Mendoza.

Barrancas region in Maipu, Mendoza.