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Zuccardi Jose Zuccardi Malbec 2015

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750ML / 14.5% ABV
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750ML / 14.5% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Sebastian Zuccardi made this wine in honor of his father, Jose Alberto Zuccardi. Created in a more traditional style, the wine symbolizes Jose's passion for his wine family, his commitment to quality and his conviction for mountain wines.

Critical Acclaim

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RP 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The third vintage of the 2015 José Zuccardi was produced with grapes from Altamira and Gualtallary in the Valle de Uco. It's mostly Malbec but contains some 7% Cabernet Sauvignon. It fermented in concrete vats with indigenous yeasts and matured in oak foudres. It feels riper and a little rounder than the 2014, but the sharpness of all of their wines—the focus and precision—is impressive irrespective of the vintage.
W&S 93
Wine & Spirits
Sebastián Zuccardi makes this cuvée to honor the style his father, José, developed in the early 2000s. Malbec grown in Altamira provides the lush, powerful fruit of the wine while a small addition of cabernet sauvignon adds notes of fir tree and pencil lead. It feels generous and regal, structured by mineral tannins, with a hint of spicy alcohol adding extra force. This is built for a thick-cut grass-fed steak.
WS 92
Wine Spectator
Big, with robust flavors of dried raspberry, cherry tart and red currant that are well-framed. The juicy finish is backed by lively acidity, lingering with minerally snap and hints of white pepper. Drink now through 2025.
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A few years before 1950, Ing. Alberto Zuccardi reaches Mendoza from his homeland in Tucuman where their great-grandparents had settled upon arriving in the Italian region of AveIino. In 1963, Alberto implanted a vineyard in the region of Maipu not knowing that it would begin the great passion of his life, the wine industry. In 1990, his son, Jose Alberto Zuccardi, assumed the General Director of the company.

In 2005, Sebastian Zuccardi, third generation of the family, lead the development of the new stage of the wines of the winery expansion into the Uco Valley. On his initiative, since 2008 the winery has an area of Research and Development dedicated to the study of the terroir and the different variables that affect wine production. In 2013 the construction of the new Zuccardi winery in the Uco Valley began. It opened in March 2016 with the premise of producing wines with identity, through the continuous exploration of the different terroirs of the Uco Valley.

The Zuccardi family’s approach to sustainability starts with the environment and people before any product. They’re dedicated to producing the highest quality wines through sustainable practices such as a focus on nurturing biodiversity, organic farming, efficient irrigation practices, composting, water treatment, comprehensive waste and recycling efforts, and the use of solar energy. The winery itself is designed to be naturally energy efficient by maximizing natural light and minimizing electricity consumption. Its concrete walls fulfill the function of a thermal insulator, the movements of liquid are caused by gravity and the concrete-designed vessels allow for a natural control of the temperature of the wine. As a third generation family-owned winery, the Zuccardi’s take seriously their responsibility to protect the environment, support the land, the farmers and uplift the local community. Through building schools, offering free education, fostering equality, banning child labor, and subsidizing health care, they’re not only elevating their wines and the Uco Valley as a world class wine region, but also giving the people who have contributed to their success a path forward and upward mobility for their own families.

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With a winning combination of cool weather, high elevation and well-draining alluvial soils, it is no surprise that Mendoza’s Uco Valley is one of the most exciting up-and-coming wine regions in Argentina. Healthy, easy-to-manage vines produce low yields of high-quality fruit, which in turn create flavorful, full-bodied wines with generous acidity.

This is the source of some of the best Malbec in Mendoza, which can range from value-priced to ultra-premium. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay also perform well here.

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Celebrated for its bold flavors and supple texture, Malbec has enjoyed runaway success in Argentina since the late 20th century. The grape originated in Bordeaux, France, where it historically contributed color and tannin to blends. A French agronomist, who saw great potential for the variety in Mendoza’s hot, high-altitude landscape, brought Malbec to Argentina in 1868. Somm Secret—If you’re trying to please a crowd, Malbec is generally a safe bet with its combination of dense fruit and soft tannins.

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