Cecchetti Racke's Espiritu de Argentina

Category - Wine, Argentina

Available - From yesterday (5 October)

Location - 12,000 cases in the following US markets: California, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, Washington, and Texas

Price - SRP between US$10 and $15 per bottle

Distribution - In California - Epic Wines; Florida - Southern Wine & Spirits; Georgia - Georgia Crown; Massachusetts - Baystate; Texas - Glaziers; New York - Lieber Brothers; Arizona - Southern Wine & Spirits; Pacific Northwest - Southern Wine & Spirits Odom Corporation

Espiritu de Argentina marks the second South American wine brand launched in the US by Cecchetti Racke in partnership with Espiritu de Chile.

The brand, produced in conjunction with family-run Bodega Monte Real Winery in Argentina, is available in two ranges. The Classic range offers Malbec, Bonarda, and Torrontés as well as a Shiraz and Chardonnay (SRP$ 10). The Reserva range leads with a Malbec (SRP$ 15).

Cecchetti Racke is the US importer and the sales and marketing partner for the brand.

The wines for Espiritu de Argentina originate from selected vineyards in the Mendoza region and the heights of Tupungato in the Uco Valley.