Alta Vista Estate Malbec 2018
Deep red color with ruby hues. Intense in nose, with ripe red fruit aroma, such as plum, and spices. It is round, silky and has great concentration in mouth. Pairs well with red meat, preferably medium rare. Typical Argentinean asado. Pasta with tomato or cream based sauce. Roasted chicken or beef.
Berry and plum aromas come with a meaty accent on the nose. This Malbec from a strong vintage offers juicy acidity and medium overall intensity. Lightly spicy plum and berry flavors are slightly gamy and wild on the finish.
Score: 91, Michael Schachner, December 1, 2020
The 2018 Estate Malbec, now with 100% of the grapes from Valle de Uco (Campo de los Andes), fermented in concrete vats, with half of the volume aged in lightly toasted used oak barrels for 12 months. It's varietal, juicy and grapey, with unnoticeable oak, round and lush, with ripe tannins and flavors. Approachable and easy to drink. A good value Malbec. 400,000 bottles produced.
Score: 90, Luis Gutierrez, October 31, 2019
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