La Posta Tinto Red Blend 2017
SKU: 06102

La Posta Tinto Red Blend 2017

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750ml
$13.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Argentina, Mendoza
Brand La Posta
Alcohol/vol 13.1%
Aromas of red cherries and raspberries are infused with mocha and spice hints that give up the secret for what's about to come. Your first sip washes broadly across your palate like a flood of sweet, fresh fruit and a vibrant and long finish. The hints of baking spice and some oak keep the fruit flavors fresh and lively. This is a wine that you'll want to stack up in your wine rack (or closet) for any occasion. Great all by itself or with all your favorite red wine foods like burgers, ribs, lamb chops, and even pizza.
Wine Enthusiast
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Earthy plum and berry aromas include a fair amount of oak and tobacco, while this blend of Malbec, Bonarda and Syrah feels plump, with cutting tomato-like acidity and rubbing tannins. Wood-spice, pepper and baked plum flavors finish with mild black-fruit notes and stronger hints of clove and baking spices.

Michael Schachner, March 1, 2019
Wine Advocate
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I tasted two vintages of most of the reds and was able to compare the character of the two years. Such was the case with the 2017 Tinto, a blend of 60% Malbec and 20% each Bonarda and Syrah, which I was able to see next to the 2016. This has more juicy fruit and a rounder palate, with some of the earthy character still there but in the background. Better with food. 48,000 bottles produced.

Luis Gutierrez, June 29, 2018
Vinous
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Bright ruby-red. Slightly inky, herbal, reticent nose is locked up tight compared to the Bonarda. On the palate, blackberry, blueberry and violet flavors are joined by an herbal quality, with slightly edgy acidity accentuating the impression of dryness. Finishes a bit tart and ungiving. Not a good showing for this bottle.

Stephen Tanzer, July 2018