Estrella Del Sur Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017

A smooth Malbec from Argentina, full of red and black fruit flavour.

The Belhara Estate is a family winery owned by winemaker Stephen Huse. The Estate comprises of 3 vineyards located at high altitude in the prestigious Uco Valley of Mendoza within the premium appellations of Altamira, Gualtallary and Tupungato. Belhara Estate focuses on crafting artisanal red blends and single vineyard wines from their 180 hectares of vineyards, to include 80 year old vines for some of their premium Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Bonarda varietal plantings. Stephen Huse, Owner and Director of Winemaking received his formal training at the University of Bordeaux obtaining a Diploma of Enology as well as a Master of Science in Winemaking & Viticulture. Before acquiring Belhara in 2013 Stephen worked for wineries such as Chateau Margaux and Mouton Rothschild in France, followed by Harlan Estate and Merryvale Vineyards in the Napa Valley.

Tasting Notes:
Abundant aromas of black fruit, cassis and dark cherries with mild smoky aromas. Opulent flavours of blackberry and blueberry complimented by roasted coffee and a hint of cinnamon, well balanced with supple tannins followed by a rewarding complex finish.
Serving Suggestion:
Excellent with grilled beef, barbecue meats and similar smoky roasted dishes

Grape Variety: Malbec

Country: Argentina

Region: Mendoza

Size: 75cl

ABV: 14%

Closure: Cork

Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans