Durigutti's Mendoza Malbec 'Clásico' combines elegance with rusticity due to the fruit. High-altitude grapes add structure, depth, and power, whereas lower-valley grapes add fresh acidity and supple texture.
+ GRAPE: Organic. 100% Argentinean Malbec.
+ PROFILE: Full body. Bold and powerful, with medium acidity and velvety tannins. Blueberry, black cherry, dark earth, lightly spicy. Vanilla-tinged oak.
+ VINIFICATION: Wild yeast, finished one year in new American oak barrels. Unfined, unfiltered. Vegan.
And if you're into scores, James Suckling gave it 90 points:
'Dark cherries, blueberries, plums, lavender, earth and cloves on the nose. Medium-bodied with velvety tannins. Creamy, with rich blue-fruit character. Flavorful finish. Vegan. Drink now, or hold.'