Amalaya is an exquisite representation of the unique weather, altitude and soil conditions in Argentina’s Northern Calchaqui Valley, located in the province of Salta. The wines honour the heritage and religion of the indigenous Calchaqui people, which is to keep the gods of nature happy and to strive for an equilibrium of forces to ensure sustainability over time. The most worshipped goddess, “Pachamama,” or “Mother Earth,” presides over planting and harvesting and is prayed to each year for a miracle. This “hope for a miracle” translates to “Amalaya” in the local indigenous language and is symbolized by the holistic spiral. With respect to Pachamama, the winemakers of Amalaya treat all their vineyards sustainably.View Supplier Page
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Deep red with violet hues.
Fruit filled aromas lift out of the glass, framed by notes of plums and chocolate.
Soft and ripe tannins. Quite harmonious on the finish.
Ideal partner for grilled meats and/or mature cheeses.
The grapes come from the Valles Calchaquies at 1700 meters above sea level, in the Province of Salta, in Northwest Argentina. The region is known for being among the highest vineyards in the world where it predominates a dry climate, with rainfall not exceeding 150 mm per year, and a significant dual temperature variation. Rocky and sandy soil.