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Altocedro Malbec Reserve 2017

Tasting Notes

Winery: Altocedro
Varietal: Malbec
SKU: ALTMALRES2017 Categories: ,
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Altocedro Reserve Malbec 2017

$29.99

Awards/Reviews

91 pts Wine Advocate #245 Oct 2019

The 2017 Reserva Old Vine Malbec comes from three old vineyards: Altamira, Chacón and El Cepillo in La Consulta. It fermented in concrete vats with indigenous yeasts and matured in French oak barrels for 18 months. It’s a very traditional and expressive Malbec from la Consulta, with floral aromas and some spicy, smoky and herbal aromas. The palate reveals abundant, grainy tannins and a dry, serious finish. It needs powerful food and/or some more time in bottle. 11,700 bottles were filled in October 2018. 2019-2026

 

90 pts James Suckling March 2019

Ripe red-plum and currant aromas lead to a palate that has a smooth array of ripe tannins that carry plum-paste and black-tea flavors into the smooth finish. Drink or hold.

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