Speaker: Dennis Koelewijn
Export Manager Palm Bay
The SALENTEIN Family of Brands
Four Brands with Distinct Personalities Unified by Exceptional Winemaking, Terroir and Commitment to Quality
Established in the late 1990s, Salentein is a privately-owned estate of almost 5,000 acres in Mendoza’s Uco Valley, of which 1,124 acres are planted to vine.
Bodegas Salentein produces a remarkable collection of wines from vineyards planted at some of the highest elevations on the planet. Salentein’s Chief Winemaker, José Galante, is one of the most high profile winemakers in Mendoza’s Uco Valley, considered to be the “Father of Argentine Malbec.”
Bodegas Callia is situated in the Tulum Valley in Argentina’s province of San Juan. The two estates encompass over 700 acres of land. Bodegas Callia’s mission is to produce the best wines in San Juan and the best Shiraz in Argentina.
From Mendoza’s Uco Valley, KILLKA produces super-premium wines.
Located in the Uco Valley, the Portillo winery is notable for its gravity-flow system, which minimizes handling of grapes and helps protect the integrity of the fruit. The facilities ingenious design, which takes careful advantage of the gentle slopes on which it is built, is unique to South America.
We will be tasting 11 special wines including Callia Shiraz, Callia Bella, Portillo Sauvignon Blanc, Portillo Malbec Best Red Single Varietal – Decanter, Killka Torrontes, Killka Malbec, Salentein Chardonnay, (91) , Salentein Cabernet Sauvignon, Salentein Malbec, (91) Salentein Numina (93), Salentein Primum, (92) $65.99
Please join us for a fabulous tasting of these award winning wines.