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Clos de los Siete 2018 Wine Review

Clos de los Siete 2018

Clos de los Siete 2018

Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $25.95

Drink: 2022-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Clos de los Siete

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Produced by Michel Rolland, Clos de los Siete 2018 is a medium-plus-bodied and savoury Malbec blend with some Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah. Always a crowd pleaser and easy to enjoy, fragrant with blueberry, blue florals, with ripe blackberry, blueberry, dark cherry and fine herb flavours finishing long and velvety on the palate. Pour with a juicy rib eye steak.

Food pairings: grilled lamb chops, liver and onions, pork sausages and grilled veggies.

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This Clos de los Siete 2018 was reviewed on October 22, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Craig Haynes - WSET3 FWS SWS IWS rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Goodness lives inside this bottle from the Uco Valley, one of Argentine’s wine regions within the well-known Mendoza wine region. It is mostly made from Malbec, but this red features five other grape varieties, too. So that’s six in total. And the percentage breakdown isn’t the same every year, so this 2018 will certainly come across my senses differently than the 2019 and so on. PS - the percentage breakdown is at the tail end of this note.

In my glass, there are plenty of pretty scents like ripe dark fruit, pressed flowers, potting soil, and green herbs. All delicate in scale. There’s mouth feel appeal that’s textured, super dry, velvety, and has some grip. And, it tastes comforting and delicious to my senses, headlined by ripe dark berries and cherries plus micro doses of grilled herbs. I like that the finish lingers, extending the beautiful experience that's in my glass.

55% Malbec, 19% Merlot, 12% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A lovely blend, 55% Malbec, 19% Merlot, 12% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2% each of Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Aromas of blackberry, currant and plum, with very subtle notes of graphite and smoke. Full bodied, with soft tannins and bright acidity, rich, ripe berry notes and a touch of minerality and smoky hint on the finish. Enjoy with marinated beef and vegetable kebabs.
Clos de los Siete 2018 is a silky blend of 55% Malbec, 19% Merlot, 12% Syrah, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 2% each of Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Fragrant with ripe blackberry, dark plum, flinty and smoky on the nose. Deep and dark in the glass, dry, rich and full-bodied with blackberry jam, charred dark fruit, dark chocolate and smoky, spicy flavours. Enjoy with steaks from the grill. - Community Wine Reviews

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