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Chakana Nuna - Vineyard Malbec 2021 Chakana Nuna - Vineyard Malbec 2021

Chakana Nuna - Vineyard Malbec 2021

Overflowing red fruit with a refreshing finale.

Single Bottle:

$28.00
In stock

Type:Red

Varietal:Malbec

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13.5%

Region:Mendoza

Country:Argentina

Tasting Notes

Located south of the Mendoza River, Chakana Wines champions biodynamic practices, nurturing a harmonious ecosystem and producing wines of exceptional quality. Chakana Nuna's 2021 Malbec is a youthful symphony of aromas, bursting with blackberries, dark cherries, and violets. The palate indulges in a creamy texture, laden with ripe red fruit, culminating in a refreshing finale.

Technical Info

Brand:Nuna

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:USDA - 0568/2021-01

Country of Origin:Argentina

Serving Temperature:16-18°C

Bottle Produced:150000

Drink By:2025

Wine Ageing:8-Month in Concrete Vats

Winemaking Style:Traditional

Harvest:Hand-harvested last week of March

Winemaking:Spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts, moderate use of sulphites. Unfined and unfiltered.

Viticulture:Perched at an altitude of 960 meters, this 80-hectare land has 60 hectares dedicated to vineyards, cultivating varieties like Malbec, Bonarda, Cabernet Franc, and more, including Viognier, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon blanc. The terrain consists of loam, interspersed with sandy loam patches.

Food Pairing:Ribeye steak, Argentinian asado, Slow-cooked beef short ribs, Meatloaf, T-bone steak with garlic herb butter, Beef tenderloin, Flank steak.

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

90

Decanter Magazine

Youthful and aromatic, showing blackberries, dark cherries and violets. Creamy in the mouth, showing ripe fruit. Refreshing finish.

90

Robert Parker

Pulls together a nice mix of bramble berry, pomegranate molasses and spice, with subtle tobacco and loam notes underneath and hints of chocolate on the finish.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

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Fruity

Savoury

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Chakana

Chakana embodies a life philosophy articulated through the medium of wine—a way of life rooted in sharing, belief, and reciprocity. It signifies an understanding of our profound influence on the surrounding environment, embracing this awareness wholeheartedly.The Chakana symbol represents the Southern Cross constellation—a celestial feature held in reverence by indigenous communities for millennia. Within its geometric form lies the ancient Andean worldview, encapsulating the very essence of their ethos to craft wines of exceptional quality, marked by honesty and a profound expression of the Mendoza terroir. This commitment extends to safeguarding the environment and a steadfast dedication to the care and exploration of the soils.

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