Argentina is the fifth largest wine-producing country in the world.
Like, every wine destination has its own grace and specialty, Argentina too has something which makes it a perfect travel destination for a wine lover. Here are ten reasons to know why Argentine wines are popular all around the world.
So why is Argentina so special?
High Altitude Wines
Most of the vineyards in Argentina are located at an altitude of 4900 ft. above sea level. Due to this higher elevation, sunlight becomes more concentrated due to which the grapes develop a deep pigmentation. This gives the Argentine wines, a deep and rich flavor with strong tannins.
Argentina is Home to The World’s Highest Commercial Vineyards
Vineyards of Salta in Argentina that are located at 9800 ft above sea level are known as the world’s highest commercial vineyards.
The Birth of Communion Wine
During the mid of 16th century, it was the Spanish missionaries who planted the country’s winemaking grapes.
Richly-Flavored Wines at Affordable Prices
Wines from Argentina are famous for being classic yet affordable. A finely balanced wine rich in flavor costs about $10-$15.
Winemakers of Argentina keep experimenting with different wine varieties. And, that is how they have come up with unique blend in wines like roasted coffee nose.
Argentina is The World’s Largest Producer of Malbecs
The rich and red variety of Malbecs come from Argentina. They have a dense and rich taste.
Fascinating Torrontes Wines
Argentina is a producer of uniquely blended wines made by Torrontes. They are lighter, smell great and quite flowery.
Apart from the Malbecs, Argentina is also known for producing Bonarda- a medium-bodied wine. It is a little more delicate than a Malbec.
Safe And Healthy Vines
Grapevines that are grown in Argentine soil, are free of pests, resulting in the world’s finest Malbecs.
Fine Pinot Noirs with Complex Textures
Patagonia, a land filled with icy steam and pine forests, yields lively and acidic Pinot Noir fruits that are used to manufacture pinot noirs having complex textures.
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