Mendel Unus 2014
Winemaker Notes :
Dark red in color with bright violet hues, this Malbec offers an intense and elegant nose. Before the wine is swirled in the glass, it displays strong fresh fruits aromas such as black cherries, plums, blackberries and cassis; after swirling, notes of pink pepper, cedar, chocolate, tobacco and vanilla arise. The wine is well-balanced and thick with ripe and round tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon contributes firm tannins and spices, Malbec builds adds body as well as fruit expression and roundness, and Petit Verdot provides firm structure and licorice flavors. It is a fine wine whose acidity gives it freshness and balance, resulting in a distinguished blend with great cellaring potential.
Blend: 65% Malbec, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot
|Appellation||Lujan de Cuyo|
Wine EnthusiastRugged licorice and black fruit aromas include a note of barnyard animal in this wine. How tolerable the palate is depends on your ability to process rock-hard tannins. Its blackened berry and toast flavors are compact, feeling rough and heavily toasted through the finish. Drink through 2025.