2010 Lamadrid Malbec

Year: 2010
Appellation: Agrelo, Mendoza
Country: Argentina
Wine Spectator: 89
Wine Advocate: 90
Red Wine
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"A tangy red, with dark layers of blackberry, raspberry ganache and cassis supported by a minerally spine and bright acidity, which drives the creamy, spice-filled finish. Drink now. 12,000 cases imported. " (WS)

"The purple-colored 2010 Malbec spent 8 months in new American oak inner-staves. Flavorful, forward, and friendly, this easygoing wine is an outstanding value meant for drinking over the next 3-4 years.

The Lamadrid wines are made by the talented Hector Durigutti." (WA)

Winemaker: Héctor Durigutti

Winery Notes:
We strive for an Agrelo terroir-driven Malbec that is easy-to-drink and fun, with color and concentration that over-delivers at its price point.

Label Notes:
Lamadrid is the name of the family of the owner and founder, Guillermo García Lamadrid. In each bottle of Lamadrid we open a door and discover a world of unique experiences and sensations.

The Lamadrid winery is owned by Guillermo García Lamadrid, and the manager and winemaker is Héctor Durigutti. Lamadrid owns three vineyards in Agrelo: Finca La Matilde (planted 1929), Finca Lamadrid (planted 1973), and Finca La Suiza (planted 2004). Each wine comes from one of these Agrelo single vineyards and only indigenous yeasts are used, with no fining or filtration The winery combines a unique mix of traditional and cutting-edge winemaking.

The district of Agrelo, in the department of Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, is called “the land of the Malbec.” This is one of the oldest and most premier growing regions in Argentina. Lamadrid strives to represent the best expression of the beautiful terroir of Agrelo.

“In each bottle of Lamadrid we open a door and discover a world of unique experiences and sensations.”