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2007 Luca Malbec

ARGENTINA / MENDOZA /
  • 92 WA
  • 93 WS
  • 91 IWC
  • Variety
    Malbec

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SKU: 141292-2007-750

This item is available by the case only

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$1.00

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 91

    ($36) Bright ruby-red. Reticent but pure aromas of blackberry, black cherry and licorice. Then almost surprisingly creamy in the middle palate, with sweet flavors of dark berries and violet. Lovely shapely wine, finishing with lush tannins and subtle length.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: January/February 2009
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 93

    Really goes for the gusto, with dark fig sauce, melted purple licorice, mocha, fruitcake and crushed boysenberry and blueberry fruit, all gliding along rich, velvety tannins. Long, mouthfilling finish.
    Drink Dates: 2008-2012
    Author: James Molesworth
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

    The purple/black 2007 Luca Malbec was sourced from a 43-year-old ungrafted vineyard and aged for 12 months in 60% French oak before bottling without fining or filtration. It reveals an alluring nose of smoke, cedar, spice box, black cherry, and rose petal. Full-bodied on the palate, the wine is well-balanced, layered, and intense. There is enough silky tannin to support 2-3 years of additional bottle age.
    Drink Dates: 2010-2018
    Author: Jay Miller
  • Self | Rating: 88

    Wine shop said this was a more approachable Malbec than the Dona Paula needing less decant time. Still poured through vinturi and decanted for one hour. Nice dark fruit tastes however the tannic backbone was slightly too overpowering. The balance just did not seem to be there. The second night did not prove to be any better. Ok wine, nothing to write home about.
    Author: Spif7

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 50 bottles owned
  • 26 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 88
    (Out of 26 collectors)