Original
120 Ratings
Luca Malbec Uco Valley

Wine Details

Vineyard

Luca

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) Laura Catena is a 4th generation Malbec grower. With Luca, Laura pioneered grower relations in Mendoza and discovered many small old vine Malbec vineyards that were previously going into bulk wine. The Luca team works with some of the best family vineyards in the Uco Valley to make this rich and dense example of Malbec.

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    dark colored in style rich thick and syrupy, with loads of plum boysenberry and vanilla. rated 90/91

    about 2 years
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    Thick, heavy bottle. Quite dark purple color. Very fruity aroma with hints of black pepper and vanilla. Strong fruit flavor with light tannins and lasting pleasant after-taste. Less delicious about a week after bottle was opened (i.e. drink quickly).

    about 2 years
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    very bold, strong wine. 54 at grymn's in Taos. shared with nick and steve before philmont

    over 6 years
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    wonderful dark fruit, elegant structure.

    about 4 years
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    deep color, thick and jammy, some vanilla

    about 2 years
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    Muy buen vino

    about 2 years
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    Excellent

    about 2 years