Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 304,808 strong:

Register Today!
Ad

La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2016 Wine Review

La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2016

La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2016

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

  Add My Review


Price: $15.95

Drink: 2017-2022

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

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). Lots of chocolate, espresso, coffee and mocha from oak aging. This La Posta is more robust than the winery's Angel Paulucci red wine. Pair with Mexican mole.

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

Luscious Lamb Wine

This La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2016 was reviewed on September 1, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2019  2018  2017  2015  2014 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

StoreStock    
SANDALWOOD & KENNEDY (HEART LAKE)24 Add
YONGE & SUMMERHILL11 Add
MAJOR MACKENZIE & JANE6 Add
MAJOR MACKENZIE & WESTON4 Add
BANK & MCLEOD2 Add
See More Edit
  • BCLDB
  • 923789
  • $18.01 
  • 4 bottles

Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This elegant Mendoza Malbec shows smooth plum, dark chocolate and espresso notes in a soft, balanced mouthfeel. Great value. Pair with beef bourguinon and hearty lamb stews.
Tasted Nov. 2017
Produced by Laura Catena, La Posta Pizzella (2016) is a great value, medium-plus bodied Argentinean Malbec from the Mendoza wine region. Wine grapes for this wine are sourced from the local Pizzella Family Vineyard (Ed Lehrman and Nick Ramkowsky). Lots of ripe dark fruit, chocolate, espresso, coffee and mocha from oak aging. Tannins are fine grained and this luscious red is smooth and ready to drink now. - Community Wine Reviews

If you liked the La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2016, you might also like these wines:

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Larry Cherubino White Wine
Chardonnay 2019,
Margaret River, Western Australia ...

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean offers North America's most popular online wine and food pairing classes. She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, both selected as one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year.

Join 304,808 thirsty wine lovers who get access to all of her wine reviews by becoming a member of her site. Take a free online pairing class with her here.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a feisty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  

328,680

WINE
REVIEWS

304,808

ACTIVE
MEMBERS
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award