Versado Malbec 2013, Lujan De Cuyo, Mendoza

Malbec Malbec
Mendoza, Argentina

$19.95 (317008)

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90 pts
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February 18, 2017

Critic Reviews (3)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

The rocks beneath the earth precede the rich, dark fruit. After the berries and the candy beets and the spices...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Versado is the Argentine project by Peter Gamble and Ann Sperling of Niagara. It is a full bodied, dense red with a...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A fine, balanced, succulent and savoury malbec, with bright acids and supple-firm tannins. Alcohol is palate warming...

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Community Reviews (2)

David Brodati
David Brodati

A bit hard to describe the essence of this higher altitude Argentine Malbec. There's good typicity with red and dark fruit, some savoury soy and hoisin, herbal quality and a hint of licorice. The oak is not insignificant with vanillin and cholcolate, but not overbearing either. It's hot and big with 14.8% ABV, which adds sweetness. But at the same time it strives for lift, vibrancy and elegance in the Sperling style, with medium plus acidity and a touch of VA. I'm not sure it all comes together, being a bit disjointed. Nonetheless it gets marks for complexity, length, balance and drinkability.

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