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Date Printed: 11/27/2014
La Posta Pizzella Family Vineyard Malbec 2010
La Posta Pizzella Family Vineyard Malbec 2010
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The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 11/27/2014: $15.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Pizzella Family Vineyard Malbec is a beautiful red/purple color with aromas of black cherries, dark fruits, dark chocolate and baker's spice. On the palate, the wine shows dense dark berry and plum flavors along with hints of sandalwood and spice, and even a hint of violets in the finish.

This is a full-bodied and well-structured wine that is incredibly full of life and born to be enjoyed with food and friends. Goes great with everything from hamburgers and chicken to pizza and mild cheeses. An awesome value to boot.

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About La Posta:

We have tasted over a thousand wines since we began importing from Argentina. In that time, we have discovered a handful of grape growers whose results in the vineyards with specific varietals have been truly amazing--year in, year out. Our first encounter with many of these growers was at a posta del vinatero, or "tavern of the grape grower." Here they drank wine and spoke passionately for hours about their soils, their vines, and their quest for superior flavors in their grapes. We salute the hard work and skill of these growers by offering these vineyard-designated releases made solely with their special grapes.