La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2021 / 750 ml.

Item#: 91518

JS9393 pts. - JamesSuckling.com - Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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. (James Suckling)
RP9090 pts. - Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate - 30th Nov 2022
The 2021 Pizzella Malbec is ripe without excess and shows more black than red fruit, and it’s juicy and velvety, dense and with fine tannins. It has a touch of vanilla that makes it very attractive and pleasant. (Luis Gutiérrez)

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Primary Grape: Malbec | All Grapes: 100% Malbec

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JS93 93 pts. / JamesSuckling.com (Tuesday, May 3, 2022)

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. (James Suckling)

RP90 90 pts. / Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate (30th Nov 2022)

The 2021 Pizzella Malbec is ripe without excess and shows more black than red fruit, and it’s juicy and velvety, dense and with fine tannins. It has a touch of vanilla that makes it very attractive and pleasant. (Luis Gutiérrez)

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Region / Mendoza

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Mendoza is Argentina's biggest wine region, and with a footprint that spans a diverse geography, it's able to produce a wide array of wines. Chief amongst them are Argentina's ever-popular Malbecs, but you'll also find world-class Cabernet Sauvignons, Chardonnays, and more produced here. The geography is diverse, but tends to be mountainous, and the higher elevations play a sizable role in grape growing, providing cooler temperatures at night.

Country / Argentina

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Argentina took the wine world spotlight in the late 20th century with its plush, smooth Malbec. While the popular red grape still reigns supreme, Argentine wineries are increasingly putting forth excellent examples of multiple varietals, all at the extraordinary bargains that make this region so accessible.

Now the fifth largest wine-producing nation in the world, Argentina enjoys high-altitude and low-humidity vineyard sites, comparatively unencumbered by insects and disease. Argentina’s unique terroir has captured the interest of such internationally celebrated winemakers as Paul Hobbs and Michel Rolland, both of whom have projects in the country.

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SKU 91518
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name La Posta Pizzella Malbec
Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
Product Location - Location-Appellation Mendoza
Package Size 750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume 13.5%
Wine/Spirit Brand La Posta
Bottles per Case 12
Vintage 2021
Can it Be Shipped Yes
Premier Pick No
Spec. Designation Sustainable
Organic Description BdA Certified Sustainability
Wine Type Table Wine
Wine - Color Red
Grape(s) 100% Malbec
Primary Grape Malbec
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
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