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2015 Mendel Cabernet SauvignonCabernet Sauvignon from Argentina

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  • 93 Tim Atkin, MW
  • 93 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 92 Stephen Tanzer - Vinous Media
  • 90 Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
  • 90 Wine Enthusiast
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93

"Sourced from dry, stony soils in Perdriel, this is a pretty punchy, serious Cabernet Sauvignon with the structure and balance that are a feature of Roberto de la Mota’s wines. Black fig and blackcurrant fruit flavours are framed by fine tannins and sweet oak. 2018-24"

93 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

"Aromas of currants, blackberries and mint follow through to a full body that's chewy and rich with a long and flavorful finish. Shows structure. Give it two or three years to soften."

92 Stephen Tanzer - Vinous Media

"(aged for 12 months in French oak, one-third new): Bright medium ruby. Musky, initially reticent aromas of dark raspberry, currant and tobacco opened nicely with air. Plush and very concentrated, conveying an impression of roasted berries but also sound acidity and a firm spine of dusty tannins. This seamless, minerally Cabernet is most impressive today on the building back end."

90 Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"2015 was an extremely difficult vintage for Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon from Mendel can be considered a success. There is a mix of plum, spice and earth aromas, perhaps a little blurry. The palate shows dusty tannins and a dry finish, slightly austere. 15,000 bottles produced."

90 Wine Enthusiast

"Ripe aromas of cassis, prune and brandied black cherry indicate the concentration on this Cabernet. A palate that doesn't hold back is jammy but a bit heavy. Ripe berry, toast and charred flavors take on a chocolaty note on the finish. This wine is all about full extraction and big fruit. Drink through 2022."

Product Detail

Item # 106257
Country Argentina
Region Mendoza
Sub-Region Lujan de Cuyo
Ratings

93 - Tim Atkin, MW

93 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

92 - Stephen Tanzer - Vinous Media

90 - Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

90 - Wine Enthusiast

Vintage 2015
Color Red
ABV 14.5%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak and vanilla
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar and cigar box