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Viu 1 awarded as Best Malbec

August 2019

Proud to receive a new recognition!

Our flagship Viu1 2014 was recognized as the Best Malbec of the Latin American Wine Guide made by the Master of Wine Alistair Cooper in conjunction with Catad´Or.

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Tasting Notes

Powerful aromas of cherry cola, damp earth, tobacco and roasted meat. Saddle leather and spice with notes of vanilla and chocolate and violets. A rich and powerful wine which needs food to soften the dense tannins. Open and decant for an hour or two before serving.

About Alistair Cooper

A Master of Wine since 2017, Alistair Cooper MW is a judge at global wine competitions, including the Decanter World Wine Awards, The International Wine Challenge and Catad’Or Wine Awards. Since 2018 he is president of the jury at Catad’Or. He is a regular writer and contributor to Decanter Magazine and, and has been published in publications including Wine Business International (Meiningers), Drinks International, Harpers and The Drinks Business, amongst others. Alistair has considerable broadcasting experience, including many years as resident expert on BBC Radio, he has also featured on radio broadcasts in both the USA and Chile. Alistair also consults and hosts events, talks and tastings for professional and private clients across the UK and Europe. Alistair lived and worked for wineries in Chile and Argentina for many years, before returning to the UK in 2006.

The title of Master of Wine (MW) is without doubt the most prestigious title in the world of wine, and is considered the hardest to attain.

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