Los Cardos Malbec

Intense purplish red color. Sweet, spicy and intense aromas, with notes of red fruits and herbs (such as Herbes de Provence). In the mouth, this wine is soft, velvety, fresh, and well balanced.

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Our Estate Vineyards

Poor clayey soils. The climate is characterized by its warm days and cool nights, with an average temperature variation of 14°C (57.2°F). The yield is 10 tonnes per hectare (approximately 4.05 tonnes per acre); espalier trellis system and drip irrigation are used. The estate is located at 1,050 meters (almost 3,445 ft) above sea level and the average annual rainfall in this area is 200 mm (7.87 in). At Doña Paula, our vineyards have always been managed using sustainable agriculture practices.

Food Pairing

Mendocinean empanadas stuffed with skirt steak and served with criolla sauce. A classic dish of Argentine cuisine but with the variation of the skirt steak as its main ingredient.

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Serving Temperature

14° - 16° C

Awards and Recognition

Argentina Wine Awards - Silver medalInternational Wine Challenge - Bronze medalArgentina Wine Awards - Silver medalDecanter - Bronze medalArgentina Wine Awards - Silver medalArgentina Wine Awards - Bronze medalDecanter - Gold medalNatalie MacLean - 89 pointsVines - 3 starsArgentina Wine Awards - Silver medalInternational Wine Challenge - Silver medalInternational Wine Challenge - Bronze medalDescorchados - 89 pointsTim Atkin - 89 pointsview all

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