Altos Las Hormigas

Altos Las Hormigas

About Altos Las Hormigas

Altos Las Hormigas winery is a unique and captivating destination for any wine aficionado. Nestled in the renowned Mendoza region of Argentina, this winery stands out for its unparalleled dedication to the production of world-class Malbec wines. Pioneers in the Argentine Malbec revolution, Altos Las Hormigas has carved out an enviable niche as one of the finest Malbec producers in the world.

Established in 1995, the winery took its distinctive name, which translates to "Ants High", from the colossal anthills scattered across the vineyards. Co-founders Alberto Antonini and Antonio Morescalchi have been the driving force behind the exceptional identity of Altos Las Hormigas. Their relentless pursuit of quality and innovation is reflected in the epicurean elixirs the winery produces.

Most notably, Altos Las Hormigas gained considerable recognition for shifting the narrative of Malbec. Instead of the high-octane, heavily-wooded wines typically associated with the varietal their innovative approach has emphasised elegance and complexity. The result is their Malbec, a wine that truly encapsulates the distinctive terroir of Mendoza with its vibrant fruit character, balanced acidity, and subtle tannins.

The vineyards spread over 206 hectares, each revealing its own distinct microclimate that contributes to the distinctiveness of each bottle. The winery's commitment to sustainable farming practices, such as dry farming and organic viticulture, adds dimensional depth to the wines and reaffirms its respect for the land and environment.

The wines from Altos Las Hormigas are perfect for those who appreciate complexity, elegance, and authenticity. They offer a unique glimpse into the heart and soul of Argentine Malbec, promising a journey that leaves a lasting imprint on the palate.

In summary, a visit to Altos Las Hormigas is not merely a trip to a winery; it's an immersive exploration of Argentina's wine culture, an exceptional gastronomic adventure for the senses, and an unforgettable encounter with the transformative power of truly great wine. Here is a quintessentially Argentine winery that continues to push the boundaries of what Malbec can do. Just as the humble worker ant, Altos Las Hormigas continues to revolutionise one vineyard at a time - a testament to their unwavering commitment to excellence.

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