Mendoza, Argentina

Bodega Calle Winery is a boutique red wine making facility, where Alberti 154 is made. Bodega Calle is located in Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina. Alberti 154 is the street address for this little, off the beaten path, often hard to find location. Ca’ de Calle means House of Calle, named in honor of the founder, Ms. Elvira Calle, a famous business woman, owner of the most important paper in Mendoza and a dedicated philanthropist. They concentrate on single-vineyard varietals from the location that the varietal grows the best in Mendoza. Perdriel Cabernet Sauvignon, Lujan Malbec, Tupungato Malbec. All wines are made with the use of gravity and are never pumped to deliver the grapes to the fermentation tank.  Winery website. Shelftalkers 
sw-alb-malRich and earthy, with aromas and flavors of black cherry, Asian spices, lavender, and smoke. Soft on the palate, with medium weight tannins and balanced acidity.

2012: 91 Points, James Suckling
2012: 91 Points "Best Buy", "Exceptional: - Beverage Tasting Institute
2010: 88 Points, "Excellent Value," - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate