Bodega Norton Altura Malbec 2017

Bodega Norton Altura Malbec 2017

Bodega Norton was founded in 1895 at the Mendoza River Valley. The estate winery is located at the foothills of the Andes, at altitudes ranging between 850 to 1100 m. above sea level. “Altura” means altitude, height above sea level, combination of day solar intensity and atmospheric pressure.  Altura was inspired by the connection between soil and elevation and microclimate in a special vineyard located in Uco Valley in Mendoza.


VARIETALS: 100% Malbec

APPELLATION: Valle de Uco – Mendoza – Argentina

AGING: 100 %, 12 months in second use french  oak barrels

ALCOHOL: 14.5 %

TASTING NOTES: This pure Altura Malbec displays remarkable intense fruity scents with an exceptional balance of mineral notes.Its outstanding character with harmonious signature conveys the extreme growing conditions of the terroir

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Bodega Norton Altura Malbec 2017

Region: Bodega Norton

Founded in 1895, Bodega Norton is the most awarded Argentine wine brand in the US. Bodega Norton combines a modern, state-of-the-art facility with rich heritage and old world charm. The average vine age of its five vineyards is between 30-80 years old, driving richness and depth across the entire portfolio. Bodega Norton produces exceptional wines at appealing price points and has enormous potential to grow consumer mind share and popularity in the United States.


David Bonomi – Chief Winemaker

Part of a new generation of young, innovative winemakers causing a stir in the industry, David first discovered his passion for wine working in his father´s vineyard. Born in Mendoza, Argentina, to a family of Italian immigrants with winemaking heritage, David explains: “The relationship with wine, in our family, was always our livelihood.” As his enthusiasm for the wine world grew he decided to study a degree in Winemaking at Don Bosco University and Juan Agustín Maza University. Since then, David´s wines at Bodega Norton have been awarded more than 95 points, recognized by critics as among the best in the world. And in 2017, Decanter magazine included David in its list of the Top 10 Best Winemakers in South America.