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Familia Zuccardi - 2018 - Aluvional - 750 ml.

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Country: Argentina

Region: Mendoza

Subregion: Gualtallary

Varietal: Malbec

Vintage: 2018 - Size: 750 ml. - Type: Red

The aroma to this is etheral with dark berries, flowers and hints of salt and chalk. Full body with incredible texture and purity. Dark berries and blueberries but superb mouthfeel. Amazing quality from relatively young vines. Silk.
SKU: WB429490
Robert Parker: 98

The intense and high-pitched 2018 Aluvional Gualtallary has finesse, which is the challenge in this very wild zone of the Valle de Uco. This is a powerful zone because of the light and the cold nights, which make it difficult to achieve elegance in the wines, but they have worked in this direction. As with other 2018s, the aromas and flavors are fully developed, so there's more complexity, nuance and depth than in the 2017s, which ripened faster and earlier. A superb mineral Gualtallary with contained ripeness and wildness.

James Suckling: 96

Blueberries, blackberries, violets and some stones on the nose. Orange peel, as well. It’s full-bodied with firm, silky tannins and a linear, refined finish. So gorgeous and long now, but better after 2023.

Wine Spectator: 92

Exotic spice and cedar notes accent the taut, powerful flavors of red currant and dried raspberry that feature muscular tannins and acidity, with dried berry and sanguine accents on the savory finish. Drink now through 2026. 1,500 cases made, 150 cases imported.

Wine Enthusiast: 93

Plum, licorice, peppercorn and a hint of salt show in the bouquet of this balanced wine. It's full bodied, with well-integrated tannins. The vibrant palate delivers bright black-fruit flavors and peppery spice. It finishes long with leather notes.

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