With over 125 years, La Celia is the oldest winery in the Uco Valley in Mendoza, Argentina. It was the first winery in the region to plant the Malbec grape, which is now the country’s signature grape variety. La Celia has 400 hectares planted and produces wines which express its tradition and legacy to the world.
Malbec (pronounced [mal.bɛk]) is a purple grape variety used in making red wine. The grapes tend to have an inky dark color and robust tannins, and are known as one of the six grapes allowed in the blend of red Bordeaux wine.