Susana Balbo Nosotros Malbec
98 points – James Suckling Top 100 Wines of the World – ranked number 36th best wine in the world.
To describe this wine as something special is of course an understatement – it is superb. I first tasted this Nosotros a few years back. It was at the Argentine Ambassador’s residence in London at a big tasting where we tasted around 100 different Argentine wines. This Nosotros was head and shoulders above every other wine there. I was fortunate to get hold of some stock and have been stocking it ever since. Very possibly the finest wine to come out of Argentina.
Susana Balbo has since released two blended wines in her Nosotros range to complement this straight Malbec. If you have deep pockets they are well worth trying to experience possibly the very best Argentine red wines available.
We are on the 2014
98 points - James Suckling Top 100 Wines of the World - ranked number 36th best wine in the world.
“A late-released wine with gorgeous blackberries, blueberries, and floral undertones. Full body, ultra-fine tannins, and a focused and beautiful finish. It shows so much precision and intensity, yet is always refined. A blend of the best wines that year. An iconic wine for Argentina."
VARIETALS 100% Malbec.
REGIONS Finca La Delfina, Altamira (Uco Valley)
ELEVATION 1.150 m AMSL (average)
HARVEST METHOD Hand-Harvested
VINIFICATION Carefully selected clusters. 4 days of cold maceration. Native yeast. Pump overs and delestage three times a day. Extended 40 day maceration at a Max. Temp. of 31°C. Part of the grape is fermenting in 500 litros barrel and concrete egg. Sur lees conservation with batonage. Malolactic fermentation in barrels.
ANALYTICS ALCOHOL 15%
ACIDITY 6.4 g/l
OAK AGEING 16 months, 100% new French oak.
TASTING NOTES A glass-coating opaque purple color, it sports an alluring nose of toasty oak, mineral, licorice, lavender, exotic spices, and assorted black fruits. Dense, rich, and voluptuous on the palate, this is a full-bodied beauty. PAIRING Grilled or roasted red meat, quail stuffed with sausage or any other great meat you can dream up.
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