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Gran Vu Blend

2019 Argentina Mendoza
93 Points

The top-of-the-range 2019 Gran VU Blend was produced with a blend of Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon from Los Árboles in the Valle de Uco following the philosophy and style of winemaker José "Pepe" Galante. The wine is ripe and powerful, with 15% alcohol and a full-bodied palate with abundant, slightly dusty tannins. -L.G.

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Wine Advocate November 2022
Gran Vu Blend

Single Vineyard La Pampa 1997 San Pablo Malbec

2019 Argentina Mendoza
92 Points

The 2019 Single Vineyard Malbec La Pampa was sourced from the estate vineyard in Los Árboles at 1,300 meters in altitude. The vineyard was planted in 1997 with an ungrafted massal selection at 2,500 plants per hectare on alluvial soils from the Las Tunas River in San Pablo. The wine has very good balance and harmony, varietal character and good freshness from a cool place in a cool year. It's tasty and has a soft mouthfeel and a dry finish. -L.G.

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Wine Advocate November 2022
Single Vineyard La Pampa 1997 San Pablo Malbec

Brut

NV/MV Spain Penedès, Catalonia
86 Points
Best Buy

This medium-apricot-colored sparkling rosé has aromas of peach, cantaloupe and Turkish delight. Peach continues into the flavor profile, along with lightly sweet notes of orange marmalade, apricot preserves, rose petal and a hint of baking spice. Palm Bay International. Best Buy. —M.D.

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Wine Enthusiast November 2022
Brut

Numina Gran Corte

2019 Argentina Mendoza
94 Points

The 2019 Gran Corte Numina is a blend of 66% Malbec, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Merlot from Los Árboles and San Pablo, Uco Valley; it was aged for 16 months in a tenth new barrels. Purple in the glass. The complex nose offers clearly defined notes of cigar box, vanilla, fresh plum, blackcurrant and bay leaf with hints of ash. Lean and juicy in the mouth with refined tannins, the flavors are driven by the oak. -J.H.

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Vinous September 2022
Numina Gran Corte

Pr1mum Cabernet Sauvignon

2018 Argentina Mendoza
94 Points

The 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Primum is made with grapes from Los Árboles and San Pablo, Uco Valley and was aged for 18 months in 15% new French barrels. Dark garnet red in the glass. The nose offers notes of blackcurrant, mint, bay leaf, thyme and dried flowers over a bed of cedar and a whiff of bell pepper that enhances the other aromas. Broad in the mouth with gentle grip and a substantial character, this is an expansive red with good volume, a refined structure and a languorous finish. -J.H.

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Vinous September 2022
Pr1mum Cabernet Sauvignon

Salentein Reserve Cabernet Franc

2020 Argentina Mendoza
92 Points

The 2020 Cabernet Franc Numina from Los Árboles, Uco Valley was aged for 14 months in French barrels, a tenth of them new. Garnet red in color. The delicate nose presents gentle notes of candied blackcurrant along with hints of ash, bell pepper, bay leaf and cigar box. In the mouth, it’s dominated by finely grained, reactive tannins that constrict the flow, yet has a well-judged freshness. -J.H.

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Vinous September 2022
Salentein Reserve Cabernet Franc