Mirador is a six hectare parcel of old, ungrafted Malbec, lying at 700 metres above sea level in the Medrano district. Here warm sunny days and cool nights prolong the ripening season. Allied to poor alluvial soils and low rainfall, all is set for the production of concentrated, mature grapes, which make for great structure and complexity. Fermented in conctrete followed by malolactic and maturation in 100% French oak
"Dark fruit and earthy notes prevail on the nose yet the palate leans more towards the red fruit spectrum, the texture silken and supple. This is generous and bright with hints of citrus - orange zest providing an extra dimension - dark chocolate and espresso, layered with fruit and directed by a well-integrated tannic structure through to a very rich, elegant finish. "
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.