Ruby red color with purple hues of good intensity. Complex aromas of ripe fruits like cherries, black cherries, plums, vanilla, leather, tobacco and spices including black pepper and paprika. The wine is full-bodied with sweet tannins, a good balance and complexity. Long lingering finish.
Dense, meaty and lightly herbal on the nose, with minty berry notes. The palate is firm and issues tannic crack in front of plum, herbal flavors, brown sugar and vanilla. Turns mildly hot and grating on the finish, with juicy length. Good for everyday Malbec.
Near the town of Mendoza, in the Andean foothills, sits Bodega Santa Julia. Founded and still run by the Zuccardi family, the winery has carried the banner of fine Argentine winemaking for three generations. Today, Sebastian Zuccardi, praised as a “terroir-ist” by Wine Advocate, drives the trend toward single-vineyard winemaking. He understands the importance of letting the land, the mountain water, the terroir, do the talking. His creation, Santa Julia Magna, blends grapes from three... View More