Luis Segundo Correas “El Cipres” Malbec

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Delicious, balanced Malbec at an unbelievable value!
  • El Cipres represents what Argentine Malbec tasted like fifteen years ago before everyone started over-extracting and ove-roaking it.
  • From 80-year-old estate vines!! If the world is rational, this should be stacked and poured everywhere.

Varietal Composition: 100% Malbec

Elaboration: Hand picked in small boxes during the first and second week of April. Controlled fermentation. Extended maceration of the grape skins. Addition of selected yeasts and the elaboration in steel tanks.

Tasting Notes: Delicate, balanced and round. Intense, presence of bright red ruby. Notes of plums and raspberries with touches of vanilla and chocolate. Sweet and round tannins with a strong after taste that allows an important finish in mouth.

PRESS

2018 – 91 James Suckling

2019 – 90 James Suckling

2020 – 90 James Suckling

2022 – 90 James Suckling

PRODUCER BACKGROUND

The viticultural history of the Correas family began in 1860 when Don Segundo Correas built the family’s first winery in Mendoza. For many decades, beginning in the 1930’s, led by Julian Correas, the family was notorious for producing some of Mendoza’s finest Cabernet Sauvignon. Luis Segundo Correas, the third generation of his family to craft Argentine wine, continues to build on this history at the humble winery space he built in the mid-1970’s. All wines here are estate-grown, and their “El Cipres” Malbec is a go-to value for us.

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