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La Posta Pizzella Family Malbec 2018 Wine Review

La Posta Pizzella Family Malbec 2018

La Posta Pizzella Family Malbec 2018

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2020-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: La Posta

Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A fantastic-value Malbec under $20 from the Mendoza wine region. Winemakers Paula and Pablo Pizzella grow the grapes in Altamira, Mendoza. This dark, meaty and full-bodied Argentine wine sources its Malbec grapes from local growers, the Pizzella Family Vineyard (Ed Lehrman and Nick Ramkowsky). Look for ripe dark fruit, chocolate, licorice, mocha, smoky spice from oak aging.

Malbec food pairings: lamb cutlets, beef tenderloin, prime rib.

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This La Posta Pizzella Family Malbec 2018 was reviewed on February 1, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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James Pybus rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Great wine, paired beautifully with steak.
finevines90 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Deep blue/violet in the glass. On the nose and palate, black cherry, blueberry, resinous sweet oak and chocolate with a touch of pen ink. Medium plus body, juicy and warm tannins with a long finish.
La Posta Pizzella Family 2018 Malbec is fantastic value under $16. Produced by Laura Catena. Winemakers Paula and Pablo Pizzella grow the grapes in Altamira, Mendoza. Love the smoky, dark chocolate blueberry flavours on this silky Malbec with supple tannins. Enjoy now with a veal Porterhouse steak. - Community Wine Reviews

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