Altos Las Hormigas "Classico" Mendoza Malbec 2018

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Varietal: Malbec
Region: Mendoza
Color: Red
Country/State: Argentina
92 James Suckling (3/27/2019) "This has aromas of brambly dark berries and violet flowers with cassis in the mix, too. The palate has a juicy and succulent feel with fine tannins that make a long, even and attractive shape. Drink or hold."
90+ Our Score (5/2020)
91 Wine Advocate (10/31/2019) "The unoaked 2018 Malbec Clasico 2018 comes from a very good year, after 2013 and 2014, which were very difficult years, and 2015 and 2016 that saw lots of rain. According to winemaker Leo Erazo, it's the most complex wine to make because of the many different sources of grapes, growers and the volume they make. But they planted 22 hectares in 2012, so they use more of their own grapes; the wine now has some 30% of grapes from Valle de Uco, which is always a cooler region that is noticed in the wine, which is very balanced, harmonious and easy to drink. It has a dusty note and fine tannins; it's elegant and especially very drinkable."
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750 ML
Available:
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