With a vision firmly set in becoming ‘the most dear Argentina wine brand on the earth’, Bodega Trivento has steadily developed a portfolio of award-winning wines since its establishment in 1996. The winery’s varietals preserve the character of the Mendoza terroir while daring to challenge the temperament of the winds, leading to wines that consistently dominate the worldwide market. The wine brand has: been a category leader within the Caribbean and Europe since 2013; became one in every of the highest three selling Malbecs in 2020 in america; increased retail and online performance by 88 per cent in Brazil and saw an enormous 935 per cent sales increase in South Korea. If ever there was a time for his or her vision to be realised, it was in 2021 when the brand was chosen because the world’s best-selling Argentine wine brand in a report by International Wines and Spirits Record (IWSR) Drinks Market Evaluation, a feat that was repeated in 2022
For the second-consecutive 12 months, Bodega Trivento Argentina achieved the last word recognition from the consulting firm IWSR of their annual Drinks Market Evaluation report that gives data and market intelligence on the worldwide alcoholic drinks markets. The IWSR, which is predicated in the UK, is the alcoholic beverage industry’s most trusted, accurate, and widely used source for beverage alcohol trends on the earth for over 50 years. The report cited the brand’s continued growth with annual e-commerce and retail sales exceeding US$270 million globally, placing Trivento Winery, a subsidiary of the Viña Concha y Toro Family of Wineries, atop the list of Argentina’s best-selling winemakers.
Trivento’s wineries are positioned on 1,637 hectares of vineyards, some well over 100 years old, planted within the principal winegrowing regions in Luján de Cuyo, Valle de Uco, Maipú and the Eastern Oasis of Mendoza. It is that this wide selection of topographies and microclimates that give rise to an expressive portfolio of wines that preserve the region’s terroir. A pacesetter in sustainability, Trivento was the primary Argentinian winery to hitch the United Nations’ Global Compact, signing on to 3 of the objectives outlined within the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030. It also became a member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development through the Argentine Business Council for Sustainable Development and installed the largest-scale solar energy plant within the winemaking industry.
Trivento is taken from the phrase ‘tres vientos’ (three winds), which refers back to the Polar, Zonda and Sudestada winds that converge across the Mendoza province, giving rise to a terroir that has proven to be ideal for the planting of grapes from which epic wines are created. The unique characteristics of two of Mendoza’s coveted subregions, Luján de Cuyo and Uco Valley, are highlighted in three of their distinct wines: Eolo, a single-vineyard luxury Malbec made out of century-old vines; Golden Reserve, a passionate expression of treasured and historic Malbec vines; and Reserve, a beloved collection crafted predominantly from estate vines that features the ascendant Maximum Red Mix and the #3 best-selling Malbec within the US
The Trivento Eolo Malbec, a mix of 90 per cent Malbec and 10 per cent Syrah, which was first released in 2008, is known as the ‘Guardian of the Winds’ with its grapes growing high above the northern bank of the Mendoza River. This Malbec is produced from vineyards, first planted in 1912, which can be positioned 983 metres above sea level within the Lujan De Cuyo subregion. The wine’s color is a vibrant garnet red with purple reflections and a gap scent of cinnamon, chamomile and tea. Full aromas of plums and dried figs are complemented by graphite together with chocolate. Within the mouth, the wine’s silky tannins are wealthy and unctuous with a chic posture ending in a harmonious, friendly finish. The 2019 vintage was aged for 3 years in French Oak and upon its release in September 2022 received a powerful 95 points rating from each James Suckling, noted American wine critic and revered Master of Wine, Tim Atkin, respectively.
Trivento Golden Reserve, made with 100% Malbec grapes from different micro-regions of Luján de Cuyo, was a giant winner recently amongst Argentine wines in the most recent edition of the 2022 International Wine Challenge (IWC). Held in London this 12 months, the wine’s 2020 vintage amassed 96 points to acquire the ‘national trophy’ award within the red category, essentially being consecrated as one of the best Argentine wine on the thirty ninth edition of the distinguished event. This Malbec is deep red with violet tints expressing aromas of sharp red fruits equivalent to raspberries and blackberries which can be intense and deep on the nose. On the palate, the wine has a round, full-bodied structure with vibrant tannins and a juicy finish.
Arguably the winery’s flagship wine, the Trivento Reserve Malbec is Bodega Trivento’s most successful range because it became the top-selling Argentinian wine brand in Europe and primary Malbec within the UK in 2013. Made up of 100 per cent Malbec grapes from vineyards in each Lujan De Cuyo and Uco Valley, it was named best ‘Value Red Wine’ of the 12 months, scoring 92 points, by Tim Atkin, as he presented the outcomes of his 2022 Argentina Special Report, detailing the country’s wines and best vintages. To the eyes, this Malbec’s color is a shiny intense red with violet and bluish hues, while on the nose are hints of cherries, strawberries and raspberries. These scents mix seamlessly with balanced notes of vanilla and coconut from the oak, while within the mouth it’s equally sweet with drinkable tannins and a velvety finish.
Bodega Trivento’s 4 wineries are equipped with the most recent technology for producing advantageous wines, having a complete production capability of 54 million litres. Their wines are aged in special, climate-controlled rooms fitted with 4,000 barrels and 32 majestic oak foudres and varietals also include Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Torrontes and White Malbec.