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PIZZELLA FAMILY MALBEC 2021 Sustainable, Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LA POSTA
Intense deep purple colour. Fresh, juicy, ripe black cherry nose with some spicy, gently cedary notes. Dry, medium bodied, spicy, plummy-black-cherry flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, fairly high acid finish. This 2021 was vinified in a similar manner as the 2020 - 50%was aged in 100% French oak barrels (10% new barrel and 40% second and third use barrels) and 50% in stainless steel tanks. This ready-to-drink, crowd-pleaser has 13.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L-P162 and 2-22210 on the back label. CSPC 166298
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Alt
Country Argentina
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Bright, Ripe, Juicy
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Blueberries and cherries with walnuts and blackberries, too. Medium body, firm tannins and a creamy texture. Tension and focus. Real malbec character. Excellent price. Sustainable. Drink now. Score - 93 (jamessuckling.com, May 3, 2022) Price $ 17.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 17, 2022
Cases bought 1400 (12 bottles per case)

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

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