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LUNLUNTA OLD VINES APPELLATION MALBEC 2017 Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CATENA
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Intense, complex, spicy, mocha-chocolate nose with lots of ripe plummy, black cherry fruit. Dry medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, rather spicy, gently cedary, mocha-chocolate-tinged, ripe plum-cherry flavours with some cassis notes on the lingering, fairly grippy finish. This fine Malbec has 13,5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L19273 on the back label. Has not appeared in Vintages before. TONY ASPLER /91 -points / BEST BUY - Cedary, spicy, vanilla and blackberry bouquet; medium to full-bodied, dry, elegant, perfumed blackberry flavour. Beautifully balanced. CSPC 11769
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Argentina
Region
Rating ***(90 points)
Intense, Ripe, Complex, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: The 2017 Appellation Lunlunta Malbec is from a slightly riper year and has higher alcohol and a little less acidity. But the wine keeps its poise and harmony, showing very classical, perfumed and with volume. Power and elegance. Drink date: 2018-2023. Score - 92 (Luis Gutiérrez, robertparker.com, June 29, 2018) Price $ 22.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 8, 2020
Cases bought 279 (12 bottles per case)

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