jamessuckling.com, 96 points: Blackberry and blueberry aromas with hints of spice and bark. Perfumed. Full body, layered, chewy and polished. Deep and beautiful with so much dark fruit and intensity. Stone and chalk at the finish. Powerful. Drink in...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 96 points: The 2013 Malbec Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard is produced with grapes from the vineyard that names it--a vineyard planted in 1997 in the Altamira zone of Valle de Uco. It's mostly Malbec with some 4% Cabernet Franc, but...
Decanter, 95 points: Dusty black fruit and spice on the nose; lovely black fruits on the palate, earthy and deep. Intense, vivid drench of pure fruits, touch of liquorice, fine tannins, and good length. Fresh, enticing and lovely.
jamessuckling.com, 91 points: Big morello cherry and blueberry fruit as well as hints of earth and spices (and restrained oak!). Moderately tannic. A clean finish. Rather fascinating. Easy to drink now.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 94 points: The insultingly young 2015 J Alberto is the most backward of the three wines I tasted on this occasion. It comes from four hectares of vines planted in 1955 with an ungrafted massale field blend selection, mostly Malbec...
Vinous, 93 points: (from vines at 10,200 feet above sea level, on soil rich in calcaire and granite): Saturated dark ruby. Superripe, even slightly porty aromas of black cherry, beefsteak tomato, roasted plum and chocolate. Extremely dense...
jamessuckling.com, 93 points: This is really complex and balanced with lots of chocolate, walnut and currant character. Full to medium body. Wonderful energy and complexity. Drink or hold.
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