ChakanaEstate Selection Malbec 2020Product code: 15516
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Exuding an unparalleled sophistication, the Chakana Estate Selection Malbec is a rich and full-bodied Argentine wine with a beautifully balanced palate. The nose engages with robust aromas of red and black fruits, subtly infused with a delicate hint of spice and chocolate. A velvety texture graces the palate, boasting flavours of ripe plums and cherries, masterfully incorporated with soft tannins and a refined oak undertone. This elegant Malbec possesses a sustained finish, exhibiting amazing complexity with its multi-layered structure. Chakana’s Estate Selection is a bourgeoisie experience, an absolute treat for any connoisseur, encapsulating the essence of Argentina's finest vintage.
Exhibits a dense, saturated ruby/purple color along with a sweet perfume of charcoal, white chocolate, blueberries and blackberries.
About the Winery
Situated in the heart of Argentina's wine region, Mendoza, is the majestic Chakana winery. With picturesque vineyards stretching across 150 hectares, it offers a remarkable fusion of the natural beauty and art of winemaking.
Founded in 2002, the Chakana winery, holds a strong connection to native Andean culture. The term 'Chakana' refers to the Inca Cross, a symbol of indigenous people of the Andes and its philosophy. The winery's ethos mirrors this Andean principle, with a keen focus on environmental respect and gratitude for the earth's bounty.
Chakana takes pride in its biodynamic practices - It is one of the first Argentinian wineries to have achieved biodynamic certification. With careful nurturing and without the use of any synthetic chemicals, the winery creates wines that are a pure representation of their terroir. Whether it’s the robust Malbec, the aromatic Cabernet Sauvignon, or the elegant Chardonnay, each wine bears the signature of its specific soil and climate.
Esteemed winemaker Alberto Antonini helms the creation of Chakana's exquisite wines. With his profound knowledge and expertise, he ensures that optimal standards of quality are adhered to in every aspect of the winery and its products. True to its principles, Chakana’s wines are vegan, crafted without the use of any animal-derived products.
With visitor tours and tastings available, a visit to Chakana will delight the senses and offer a real insight into the magic of biodynamic winemaking. Relishing a glass of Chakana wine underneath the Argentinian sun is an experience not to be missed. From the rich, fertile soils of Mendoza to the aromatic wines filling your glass, Chakana truly encapsulates "terroir in a bottle".
Although Chakana is faced with challenges from the unpredictable climate, the dedication of its team ensures that quality is uncompromised. Through respecting nature and working tirelessly, Chakana winery continues to produce wines that not only taste excellent; but also responsibly crafted.