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PIZZELLA FAMILY MALBEC 2020 Mendoza, Argentina
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LA POSTA
Intense deep purple colour. Intense, fairly juicy, plummy-cherry nose with some spicy, gently cedary, herbal notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied,, harmonious, spicy, plum-black-cherry flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, fairly high acid, fuzzy finish. This 50%of this 2020 was aged in 100% French oak barrels (10% new barrel and 40% second and 50% third use barrels) and 50% in stainless steel tanks. This 2020 is an easy-drinking, well-balanced, crowd-pleaser still with 13.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L22020 and L-N234 on the back label. CSPC 166298
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Argentina
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Spicy, Bright, Juicy. Ready
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Blackberry, currant and violet. It's medium- to full-bodied with round, lightly chewy tannins. Fleshy texture on the palate with freshness and a silky feel. Juicy, fruity finish with some length. Drink or hold. [Will drink through 2025.] Score - 92 (jamessuckling.com, April 8, 2021) Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 16, 2022
Cases bought 1199 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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