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La Posta Malbec Pizzella Family Vineyard 2009

External Review by NapaCabs.com:

This spicy red features a core of freshly crushed black cherry and jammy wild berry notes, framed by grippy tannins that turn a touch drying in the tarry finish. - According to the Wine Spectator

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La Posta:
Angel Paulucci's family has produced wine in Italy since the early 1800's, and Angel arrived in Mendoza with his parents in 1953 at the age of 21. In 1960, he planted his first Malbec vineyard, and in 1970 he planted a special block of Malbec vines in Ugarteche at the southern limit of the Lujan de Cuyo department. If you get Angel talking, plan to stay awhile—he will regale you with childh... Read more
Angel Paulucci's family has produced wine in Italy since the early 1800's, and Angel arrived in Mendoza with his parents in 1953 at the age of 21. In 1960, he planted his first Malbec vineyard, and in 1970 he planted a special block of Malbec vines in Ugarteche at the southern limit of the Lujan de Cuyo department. If you get Angel talking, plan to stay awhile—he will regale you with childhood stories of enemy soldiers firing bullets into his family's red wine barrels so that they could quench their thirst. And of course, he will tell you about his vineyard: very tight spacing, superficial irrigation, lime-laden soils, and Malbec grapes that make an old-timer smile. Read less

External Reviews for La Posta Malbec Pizzella Family Vineyard

External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
02/13/2012

This spicy red features a core of freshly crushed black cherry and jammy wild berry notes, framed by grippy tannins that turn a touch drying in the tarry finish. - According to the Wine Spectator




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