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Finca La Celia Elite Malbec 2016

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Finca La Celia Elite Malbec 2016
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SKU 08681

750ml

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Deep red color with violet hues. Aroma of ripe fruit with elegant floral contribution (violet) and species, balsamic and complex notes. Aging in oak has achieved in this wine an exquisite combination, black and red fruit prevail in equilibrium with notes of vanilla, mocha, cloves. The mouth entry is sweet, good weight in the middle palate and great length. e tannic structure is excellent, prevailing soft and silky tannins
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Argentina, Uco Valley
Brand Finca La Celia
Alcohol/vol 14%
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Wine AdvocateThe new direction of the wines with more freshness, less oak and better drinkability is perfectly noticeable in the 2016 Elite Malbec. It fermented in concrete vats, and the élevage was in untoasted oak vats and a mix of new and used barriques for 12 months. But the oak feels really integrated, and the wine comes through. The palate is harmonious and elegant, nicely balanced, perhaps not terribly exciting but very peasant and drinkable.

Luis Gutierrez, June 29, 2018
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Wine EnthusiastCrisp peppery red-fruit aromas are raw but fresh. Those words describe the palate as well, which is tight, fresh and raw in feel. Spicy, peppery plum and red-currant flavors show a touch of oak on an acidic finish.

Michael Schachner, November 1, 2018