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“Maridaje de Bodegas” was launched in Mendoza

A promotion designed for Mendoza people to enjoy delicious dishes along with great wines


Ruca Malén Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Sight: Intense red color.
Nose: Intense and complex. Aroma of black fruits such as blackberries, combined with spicy notes. Its barrel aging provides it with spicy and toasted notes.
Mouth: Elegant and with a great concentration in mouth. Good greasiness and soft tannins. Its fruity and spicy aromas are long and persistent.

Kinién Malbec 2007

Grape variety: Malbec 100%
Sight: Intense purplish red color.
Nose: Intense and complex with aromas of mature red fruits such as plums. Floral notes remind us of violets. Its barrel aging provides this wine with an aroma of vanilla, toffee and spices.
Mouth: Great body. Juicy, intense, fruity and very persistent. Sweet tanins and refreshing acidity. Well-balanced and elegant.

Ruca Malén petit verdot 2008

Grape variety: Petit Verdot 100%
Sight: Intense red purplish color.
Nose: It displays intense red fruits, that could remind us fresh plums and cherries with subtle floral notes such as roses and sweet spices in harmony with caramel, vanilla and moca.
Mouth: It has great volume, velvety texture and balanced acidity. Its tannins are sweet and pleasant. It has a very lingering finish.

About us

Bodega Ruca Malén was born in 1998 as the result of the dream of two friends who shared the same passion: to make high-quality wines. Jacques Louis de Montalembert and Jean Pierre Thibaud decided to base this project on their experience and professional background in the beverage industry. The search for quality has been present at every milestone in the winery: its location and architectural design, the work team selection, the technological equipment, the excellent service offered to visitors and mainly, the management, care and treatment of the vineyard, where great wines come from under the experienced eye of the winemaker Pablo Cúneo.

Ruca Malén`s main goal of positioning itself as a referent in the domestic market has already been achieved. In this new stage, the challenge is to consolidate its presence abroad. Therefore, Ruca Malén is carrying out a foreign trade strategy, which is close to come true once the wines arrive in new markets, apart from the current export destinations.

Ruca Malén's style is translated into elegant, complex and balanced wines that match and enhance meals while letting them shine. This characteristic is perceived as an intense and fresh fruity aroma with a certain complexity granted by its oak aging. The names of the winery and its wine ranges come from Mapuche language. Ruca Malén means “the young girl's house”, while Yauquén makes reference to the ritual of sharing and Kinién to the fact of being “unique”, a characteristic that defines the spirit of this wine regarding high-quality standards.