Pulenta Estate Gran Malbec 2017

Pulenta Estate Gran Malbec 2017

 

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Pulenta Estate
Gran Malbec 2017
  • Vintage : 2017
  • Country : Argentina
  • Region : Mendoza
  • Subregion
  • Type : Red
  • Style Deep Full Bodied
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 14,3°
  • Grappes : 100% Malbec

Intense dark violet color, with a surprising brightness. Aromas of red fruit and cherries, combined with subtle notes of violet and purple flowers, marking the varietal presence. Delicate toasted aromas, given by the oak.

Experts Score Vintage
TA Tim Atkin 96 2015
JS James Suckling 94 2015
RP Robert Parker 94 2015
WE Wine Enthusiast 93 2013
More information on wine critics and ratings

Tim Atkin (TA) : 96 Points (2015)
What a wine this is, combining fruit from Los Árboles and Gualtallary to brilliant effect. Showing the fine-grained tannins that are typical of the Pulenta style, it’s textured, smooth and finely balanced, with scented oak and a finish that lingers on the palate.

James Suckling (JS) : 94 Points (2015)
This offers very attractive, ripe blueberries and cherries with plums also in the mix. The freshness and depth are impressive on the palate with a luxuriously long build of blueberries and blackberries into the finish.

Robert Parker (RP) : 94 Points (2015)
The 2015 Gran Malbec was produced with selected plots from Los Árboles and fermented in stainless steel, concrete and oak, and then aged in French barriques, 25% of them new, for 12 to 16 months. This shows the cool year, expressive in floral aromas with notes of violets. This comes from naturally low-yielding plots, planted with a massal selection. The oak is not really noticeable; it feels better integrated than in previous years (2015 is also a lot fresher than 2014). In fact, it's a couple of steps up from the previous vintage. It has an elegant and harmonious palate that reflects the house style of great balance and harmony, classical and proportioned. Impressive. 12,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in October 2017.

Wine Enthusiast (WE) : 93 Points (2013)
Dark, tarry chocolate and blackberry aromas lead to a full-bodied and fresh palate in this wine. Its toasty black-fruit flavors are nicely spiced, finishing with peppery and toasty notes of coconut and chocolate. Drink through 2028.Editors’ Choice

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Malbec 2017
JS
94
RP
91
TA
92
The wine has a very bright and intense violet color. Its aroma expresses red fruits like strawberries and cherries, balanced with the spicy notes of the oak. On the palate, it is round, with soft tannins and delicate mineral notes proving to be a wine of great character and remarkable structure.
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Chardonnay 2019
TA
90
JS
90
RP
89
Lemon-yellow with bright green hues, aromas mainly tropical fruits typical of a proper fruit maturity, made complex by the chocolate and vanilla notes given by the aging in new French oak.
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TA
90
JS
91
JS
91
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Gran Corte 2017
JS
95
TA
95
JS
97
In color, the wine is an attractive, intense red with dark tones. It expresses fruit notes of plum, cherry, and dark fruits, with several spices like thyme, oregano, and black pepper, given by some of the components of the blend, which make the wine delicate and complex. On the palate it is elegant but structured, with a persistent finish making it a wine hard to forget.
58,90 €
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JS
94
In color, the wine is dark red. Its aroma expresses green pepper, dried fruits, and delicate notes of tobacco and smoke given by the oak aging. On the palate, its varietal strength is expressed. Its tannins are soft, velvety and sweet, revealing a tireless dedication from the vineyard to the bottle.
29,50 €
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Pulenta Estate Gran Malbec 2017 Reviewed by Tim Atkin 09-12-2020 . Score: 5