Famatina Valley, La Rioja

Argentina

The Valle de la Puerta Vineyard was established in 1994, and now has 150 hectares under vine. Located in the Famatina Valley, the property sits between the Famatina and Velasco Mountain ranges, which branch off the Andes.

 

A special microclimate, with hot and dry summer days and cool nights, combines with the clean air and desert-like topography of the valley to ensure outstanding ripening conditions for grapes.

 

Rain is scarce with only 4 to 8 inches per year and for this reason the winery has to source its water for irrigation from 200 meter wells. The winery was built in 2002 and is one of the most modern and technologically advanced wineries of its type in Argentina.

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Bottle of wine, la puerta clasico torrontes

Clasico Torrontes

Tasting notes

 

Powerful honeysuckle and other floral aromas are characteristic of this unique wine, the grapes for which are grown almost  exclusively in Argentina. It has an elegant pale yellow color  
with hints of green, while on the palate crisp acidity provides a cleanliness and platform for the citrus flavors. Finishes clean and refreshing, with more floral hints

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta clasico cabernet sauvignon

Clasico Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting notes

 

Intense and complex aromas have hints of cherry, blackberry and a touch of ripened green pepper. A reddish-­‐purple color stands out in the glass. Full-­‐bodied on the palate, with well integrated acidity and a nice tannic structure that provides a long and lasting finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta clasico malbec

Clasico Malbec

Tasting notes

 

Deep red color. Aromas full of fruit with hints of violets mingle with flavors of ripened plum and cherries accompanying this wine's characteristically smooth and sweet tannins. This unique and delightful Malbec is well-balanced across the palate with a long and persistent finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta  clasico syrah

Clasico Syrah

Tasting notes

 

 

This wine has an intense red color with bright violet tones as well as a complex bouquet of fresh and sour cherry aromas. The fresh fruits of this well-balanced wine also come through on the palate and blend with proper acidity to ensure a long, persistent finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta alta torrontes

Alta Torrontes

Tasting notes

 

 

Strikingly aromatic. Bright green-gold color showing vibrant floral aromas of jasmine and honeysuckle, and crisp citrus notes on the palate. Its great balance makes this elegant wine an incredible match when paired with spicy foods, particularly those from South-East Asia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta alta bonarda

Alta Bonarda

Tasting notes

 

 

The wine is a rich deep red in color, whilst the nose shows vibrant plum with flower nuances. There is an abundance of juicy fruit on the palate with perfectly integrated oak and fine tannins with each element impeccably balanced.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta alta malbec

Alta Malbec

Tasting notes

 

Dark ruby red in color, this wine shows ripe fruit characteristics of plum, blackberry and mulberry with hints of mocha and vanilla in oak. The palate is silky smooth with juicy berry fruit balanced with soft and rounded tannins for an elegant long finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta alta malbec bonarda blend

Alta Malbec/Bonarda (Organic)

Tasting notes

 

This wine has an intense black-red color with purple hues and aromas of ripe plums. A velvety sensation and subtle character in the palate lead to a great lingering finish. Complexity of aromas and taste define the typical features of this varietal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta reserva bonarda

Reserva Bonarda

Tasting notes

 

This wine has an intense black-red color with purple hues and aromas of ripe plums. A velvety sensation and subtle character in the palate lead to a great lingering finish. Complexity of aromas and taste define the typical features of this varietal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta reserva cabernet sauvignon

Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting notes

 

Intense ruby red color with a powerful nose that unleashes loads of red fruit full of plums and a characteristic spiciness. This richly structured Cab is full bodied with a great balance and multi-layered finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta reserva malbec

Reserva Malbec

Tasting notes

 

Brilliant intense red color with violet highlights. Aromas full of red fruits with hints of smoke reflect its aging with oak. Complex on the palate, well-structured and full bodied with a lengthy finish. Its rounded tannins show their presence and give it a unique character.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta gran reserva malbec bonarda syrah blend

Gran reserva Malbec/Bonarda/Syrah Blend

Tasting notes

 

This wine has an intense black-red color with purple hues. Aromas full of red fruits with hints of smoke reflect its aging with oak. Complex on the palate, well-structured with a lengthy finish. Its rounded tannins show their presence and give it a unique character with a great balance and multi-layered finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta gran reserva bonarda single vineyard

Gran reserva Bonarda single vineyard

Tasting notes

 

Super dark almost black color with purple highlights. A complex bouquet of red fruits with a touch of violets combine perfectly with a subtle scent of chocolate and leather which
continues through on the palate. Powerful and full bodied on the palate yet retaining the soft and silky mouth-feel characteristic of this noble variety lead you to a rounded and
persistent finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta gran reserva bordeaux blend

Gran reserva Bordeaux Blend

Tasting notes

 

 

An enchanting multi-layered blend. Aromas of black currant and dark cherries combine in perfect harmony with its lightly toasted flavors of cherry, mocha and a hint of herbs. Soft well balanced tannins add complexity to a stylish silky finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bottle of wine, la puerta gran reserva bordeaux blend

Las Lajas Malbec

Tasting notes

 

 

Bright dark red color with aromas full of fruit with hints of violets and pepper. Flavours of ripened plum and cherry accompany this wine's characteristically smooth and sweet tannins. This unique and delightful Malbec is well-­‐balanced across the palate with a long and persistent finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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