The tannins here grip you vice-like from the off. Bella Vista is the seven hectare 'home block' adjacent to the winery. The vineyard here is 980 metres above sea level. The soil is lime-sand over deep gravels.
"The prop forward. A thrillingly full bodied, high octane style, with an impressive density of flavour, glycerol and tannin."
Achaval Ferrer was founded by a group of Argentinian and Italian friends who loved wine and were determined to produce something outstanding – an aim encouraged by celebrated Italian oenologist Roberto Cipresso, one of the founding team.
Argentina is one of the world’s most exciting wine-producing countries. Important both in quantity and in the quality and style of its wines, Argentina has much to tempt wine consumers of all palates and pockets. Its juicy, soft-textured, everyday-drinking wines made from European varieties such as Chardonnay, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are widely consumed both in Argentina and abroad.