Aromas: Black Cherry, Blackberry, Cassis, Menthol and Violet
Grape Varieties: 100% Malbec
Ageing: 30% in new barrels, 40% in second barrels, 30% in tank. For a duration of 14 months
The winery (or bodega) called FLECHAS DE LOS ANDES was born from the partnership between Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and Laurent Dassault, as the result of their research of a great terroir at the foot of the Andes in the Mendoza region.
The name “Flechas de los Andes” or “Andes arrows” refers to the 5 arrows, symbol of the Rothschild family (symbolizing the five brothers at the origin of this dynasty of entrepreneurs). Both families Rothschild and Dassault are aiming to produce a wine of excellence.
Built in 2003 and operational since the 2004 harvest, cellar Flechas de los Andes is a synthesis of all knowledge gained by experience of both partners in Bordeaux (Château Clarke and Château Dassault). Each harvest is handpicked, hand selected, and then fermented with high quality requirements in the most modern equipment. At the foot of the Andes, 120 km south of Mendoza, The Malbec variety rules as the king of this unique terroir.
This wine was produced with the greatest care in order to achieve a pure Malbec of reference called : “Gran Malbec”.
Flechas De Los Andes Gran Malbec 2011 has won many awards throughout the years!
2009: Decanter: Five Stars
2010: Gold in Decanter World Wine Awards and James Suckling: 91
2011: Robert Parker – 90 and Decanter Magazine – 90
2012: Silver in International Wine Challenge, Andres Larsson – 92, Stephen Tanzer – 91+, Tim Atkin – 91, James Suckling – 90 and Gold in Sakura Japan Awards