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La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2017 Wine Review

La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2017

La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2017

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2018-2019

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). This La Posta is more robust than the winery's Angel Paulucci red wine with more licorice, dark fruit, chocolate, espresso and mocha from oak aging. Finishes with a clean minerality on the palate. Pair with a meat-lover's pizza.

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

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This La Posta Pizzella Malbec 2017 was reviewed on January 3, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Produced by Laura Catena, Las Posta Pizzella 2017 is 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). Lots of ripe dark fruit, chocolate, licorice, espresso and mocha from oak aging. Tannins are fine grained and this luscious red is smooth and ready to drink now. - Community Wine Reviews

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