2017 Amalaya Tinto
Red • Calchaquí Valley • Argentina • 85% Malbec, 10% Tannat, 5% Syrah • 91/100 Tim Atkin, 90/100 Wine Spectator
2017 Amalaya Tinto, Valle Calchaqui, Argentina,
Bodega Amalaya is located in northwest of Argentina, in the province of Salta. The province of Salta is located 1542 km north of Buenos Aires.
The vineyard produces wines at an exceptional altitude from 2200 meters to 3015 meters. It’s the highest vineyard in the world.
Amalaya means in the Indigenous language "the hope of a miracle". In the heart of the Cafayate desert, this miracle became a mythical and magical revelation that offered the best of the vineyard. Its soil is characterised by its dry climate, rocky soil, poor and sandy.