This wine shows vibrant primary fruit flavours of plums, red berries and spices. Finishing soft and round with velvety smooth tannins.
Malbec is rarely seen as a varietal wine but here at Bleasdale and in Langhorne Creek it stands on its own two feet and performs well enough to earn its stripes.
The nose is complex with notes of cassis, smoky and a hint of cedar. The mouth is also fruity with a slightly spicy touch and show an admirable roundness. An expressive, voluptuous wine with fine, freshness, and a beautiful aromatic persistence.
The nose is very expressive and clear with aromas of red fruits and tobacco. On the palate, the fruit is juicy and the tannins are round. A few notes of minerality and a clean style.A balance and a straight structure that make it a very pleasant wine to drink.
A complex nose that reveals notes of red fruits and oak, despite still being rather closed. There are also aromas of blackcurrant and blueberry. In the mouth, the combination of every element - tannins, oak, fruit and sweetness is very successful. This delightfully full-flavoured wine displays a beautiful texture, with well-structured and pleasant tannins. Goes well with meat dishes and dessert.
Deep dark chocolate enticing cedar aromas appear first on the nose followed by wafting notes of blackberry jam, cherry, and cassis. The firm, well-structured palate features robust yet sweet tannins and a broad range of flavours ranging from black cherry and red fruits carried along by the richness of its oak and vanilla notes. Food suggestions: Hearty beef dishes such as goulash and stroganoff.
The 2015 Lafleur is straight-up as good as it gets and is a monumental, legendary wine in the making. Made from close to an even split of Merlot and Cabernet Franc from this magical, tiny terroir in Pomerol, it reveals a saturated ruby/purple color as well as a stunning bouquet of black raspberries, kirsch liqueur, white truffles, earth, and an awesome sense of minerality. Deep, full-bodied, moderately tannic, and fabulously concentrated, all while remaining insanely elegant and seamless
In the mid Uco Valley county of Tunuyan, the Andes mountains kick in to east, bringing them much closer to the vineyards. At 4,000 ‘ elevation lies the district of Los Chacayes which boasts very rock, limestone rich soils. This soil profile produces Malbec with delicate floral aromas, deep blue fruit flavours and a salty mineralogy. The wine is co-fermented with 10-12% Cabernet Franc for additional complexity.
The Uco Valley is located 30 miles to the south, southwest of the city of Mendoza. Altitudes range from 3,700’ to 5,000’ elevation. The Uco Valley has a shallow soil profile with a sandy – silt texture. This soil profile produces Malbecs with intense floral aromatics, dark fruit flavors, rich texture and a bright, fresh finish – mountain soil Malbec.
Sweet entry, persistent, very good concentration, unctuous highlighting the red fruits and black cassis strawberries of elegant round ripe tannins. Smoked towards the end of the mouth. Freshness, excellent acidity; high persistence
Colosso exhibits a deep, intense red color with purple shades, and exudes a sweet perfumed aroma with cassis, licorice, and black fruits. Flavors are of plums, red berries, violets, and chocolate. Round and sweet tannins coat the palate; a complex, robust, and elegant structure charac terizes the long finish.
Purple-colored, the nose offers up plum and black cherry notes with a touch of black pepper. The palate is soft and round with ripe, saturated berry flavors. Finishes spicy and full with chewy tannins.