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La Posta Cocina Malbec Syrah Bonarda 2010 Wine Review

La Posta Cocina Malbec Syrah Bonarda 2010

La Posta Cocina Malbec Syrah Bonarda 2010

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score: 4.2/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $13.45

Product #: 269860

BC Product #: 779520

Drink: 2010-2015



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: La Posta

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Delicious! Old World soul with New World fruit in this full-bodied blend of 60% Malbec, 20% Syrah, 20% Bonarda grapes. Lots of energy and intensity with good acidity and some smoky dark fruit on the finish.

This was reviewed June 22, 2012 by

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Mark Cochrane Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

I recently tried the 2011 La Pasta Cocina and found it to be quite nice. A dark red blend of Malbec, Syrah and Bonarda. According to the wine label, Bonarda gives the wine it's rustic character which surprisingly describes the tannins. Lots of plum flavour in this wine.
Anna Bazzo rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

This Argentina wine is very affordable and great for any occasion. It caught my eye at the local LCBO and I figured there was no harm in giving it a try. The malbec really shines through in this wine with juicy plum flavours, but notes of spicy black pepper are also mixed in. Ripe, velvety tannins for the finish.
Brand Information
Pizzella Family Vineyard
Paula and Pablo Pizzella are relative newcomers to Mendoza Province, but their early success growing cool-climate Malbec grapes is quickly drawing attention (especially ours). Both parents are physical education teachers, and along with their three children get plenty of conditioning working this beautiful 10-hectare vineyard together. Their viticulture approach can be best described as “meticulous” with exacting uniformity and balance as the goals. The ranch in Altamira (La Consulta) where the vineyard is located is named Finca Coquena after the god and pr...

See the LA POSTA detail page for more information on this brand.

Tasting Notes
Purple-colored, it offers notes of cedar, spice box, pencil lead, blueberry, and black cherry. On the palate gamy notes emerge to accompany the sweet fruit. Easy-drinking and seamless.

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