Direct import from Argentina!
El Esteco wines from the Calchaquí valleys region. At more than 1,700 mtrs above sea level, the surprisingly broad temperature range generates marked contrasts between the warm days and cold nights, allowing for the development of ripe berries that condense all the best that the region has to offer. The desert climate and the soils, which are poor. Define a unique terroir that is exclusive of this small region. Producing wines of great concentration of color, deep aromas and well-defined flavors.
Native to the small Madiran appellation in south west France, the Tannat grape also makes full-blooded, age-worthy red wines in the high altitude vineyards of Argentina.
If you haven't tried a Tannat you are in for a treat. Probably the thickest skinned variety around, ageworthy and healthy? Tannat contains much higher levels of antioxidants in its skin than other varieties. Much research has been done about red wine and heart health - Tannat features top.
"On the nose, notes of spices, clove, white chocolate and vanilla. Tannins that are representative of the varietal, with great structure. With notes of spice and oak. Long finish and elegant bouquet."
Don David wines are some of our most popular imports. Amazing quality and they seriously over deliver on price.