2016 Mendel Malbec, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza (12 x Bottle)

Argentina Mendoza

Deep purple coloured, the nose is fresh and intense, with cherry, plum, hints of liquorice and smoke. The palate is quite full, with flavours of black cherry, violets and vanilla toast. The wine has a fresh finish, with full, rounded tannins.

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2016 Mendel Malbec, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza (12 x Bottle)

Deep purple coloured, the nose is fresh and intense, with cherry, plum, hints of liquorice and smoke. The palate is quite full, with flavours of black cherry, violets and vanilla toast. The wine has a fresh finish, with full, rounded tannins.

Argentina Mendoza
Producer Mendel
Region Mendoza
Country Argentina
Grape Variety Malbec
Vintage 2016
Colour Red
ABV 14.50%
Style Full, Dry, Powerful

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Deep purple coloured, the nose is fresh and intense, with cherry, plum, hints of liquorice and smoke. The palate is quite full, with flavours of black cherry, violets and vanilla toast. The wine has a fresh finish, with full, rounded tannins.

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Robert Parker Wine Advocate

Cropped from a typical El Niño vintage that was cooler and with a late harvest, the 2016 Malbec comes from their old vineyard Finca Drummond in Luján de Cuyo, which was planted ungrafted 88 years ago at 980 meters in altitude. It had a classical vinification in stainless steel followed by 12 months in French oak barrels, divided equally between new, second use and third use. There is some more freshness here compared with the 2015, and it’s clean, precise and somewhat serious, quite surprising for this price level. It has some floral notes, a very balanced palate and very fine tannins. It has the profile of a wine that should develop slowly and nicely in bottle. 80,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in November 2017.

91 Points / Drinking 2018 - 2026

By Luis Gutiérrez / June 2018