2017 Pulenta Estate Malbec I
The wine has a very bright and intense violet color. Its aroma expresses red fruits like strawberries and cherries, balanced with the spicy notes of the oak. On the palate, it is round, with soft tannins and delicate mineral notes proving to be a wine of great character and remarkable structure.
The Pulenta family has been making wine in Argentina since 1912, briefly after they arrived from Italy. The third generation, brothers Hugo and Eduardo, started Pulenta Estate in 2002 to produce small lots of exceptional wines from two pioneering vineyards their father Antonio planted in the early 80’s and 90’s, one in Alto Agrelo in Lujan de Cuyo; the other one in Los Arboles, in Valle de Uco. The winery produces three lines: La Flor, Pulenta Estate and Pulenta Gran. All wines are 100% estate farmed with specific vineyard management for each line. Harvesting decisions at Pulenta seek ripeness with no traces of greenness, and right before any jammy notes develop, with a focus on balance and elegance.