Producer: Nieto Senetiner
Winemaker: Roberto Gonzalez
Country of Origin: Argentina
Region of Origin: Mendoza
Grapes: Malbec 100%
Suitable for: Vegetarians and Vegans
Newly under screwcap, this fantastically pleasing Malbec is possibly even juicier, freshier and tastier still!. Full bodied with great concentration of vanilla, mocha, blackberries, sweet spices and clove. The palate is rich and warming with vanilla, more black fruit, plums and cherries, as well as leathery notes. The wine is vibrant and well structured, with powdery, fragrant tannins. A great wine with a fresh finish.
Nieto Senetiner has grown to become one of the leading stars of Mendoza. The vineyards and winery were developed in 1969 and continue to be extended and updated. Nieto have vineyards in virtually all of the best sub districts of Mendoza from which they produce typical and classic wines, characterised by the uniquely appealing balance of power and finesse that defines the best wines of Mendoza. The top wines come from very old vineyards in the famed subdistrict of Agrelo and are fully deserving of their iconic status.
In the vineyard
Sourced from Nieto's 40 year old vineyards in Lujan de cuyo, Mendoza.
In the winery
Aged in French oak barrels for 10 months.
A treat with rich, red sauce based pasta dishes, game and matured cheeses.
2012 Vintage: "With dark fruit, structure and depth, this is very good for the price." Sommelier Wine Awards 2014, Judges Comments
2011 Vintage: "Very good concentration of juicy black fruit, discreet vanilla oak, fine dense tannins, long length" International Wine Challenge 2012Â
2010 Vintage: "A flashy, vibrant red, with heft to the dark plum skin, blackberry and black fig notes that remain focused and pure through the smoky finish." 88 points. Nathan Wesley. Wine Spectator, 31st October 2011Â
2013 Vintage: International Wine Challenge 2014 â€“ Bronze
2012 Vintage: Sommelier Wine Awards 2014 - Bronze
2012 Vintage: IWC 2013 - Silver
2012 Vintage IWSC 2013 - Bronze
2011 Vintage: International Wine Challenge 2012 - BronzeÂ
2010 Vintage: IWSC 2011 - SilverÂ
2010 Vintage: IWC 2011 - BronzeÂ
2009 Vintage: Argentina Wine Awards 2010 - TrophyÂ
2007 Vintage: IWC 2009 - Silver TrophyÂ