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Pascual Toso Magdalena 2014

Overview

This wine shows complete harmony between color, aroma, flavor and finish. Utilizing Paul Hobbs’s best 23 Oak Barrels selection of Malbec; which is characterized by an intense red with notes of violets and sweet tannins. The Malbec is combined with a touch of the winery’s best Cabernet Sauvignon in order to ensure consistency. Ripe, juicy raspberry fruit, with lovely boysenberry and plenty of vanilla, spice and chocolate, come through on both the nose and palate. Fairly round and inviting. Magdalena is an elegant Argentine red blend.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
To create this wine, Pascual Toso winemaker’s have selected the most concentrated grapes, looking for the best varietals expression, cluster-by-cluster. The wine is fermented for ten days, and undergoes maceration over fifteen days, post fermentation. It ages for eighteen months in new French oak barrels and is then bottled with one soft filtration. It remains in bottle one year prior to release.


Serving Hints
Excellent to pair with pasta, red and white meats and dishes with any creamy sauces.


PRODUCER: Pascual Toso
COUNTRY: Argentina
REGION: Maipú, Mendoza
GRAPE VARIETY: 64% Malbec, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 2.30 g/l
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.32 g/l
pH: 3.7
ALCOHOL: 14.5%


Press Highlights

2017: 97 Pts - Decanter, 2020 World Wine Awards: Platinum
2017: 93 Pts - Wine Spectator, Nov 2019
2017: 93 Pts - Vinous, Sept 2019
2017: 92 Pts - James Suckling, Apr 2020
2016: 93 Pts - Vinous, July 2018
2016: 92 Pts - Wine Advocate, June 2018
2016: 93 Pts - James Suckling, March 2018
2014: 96 Pts - “TOP 100 WINES OF THE ANDES” #38 James Suckling June 2017
2013: 93 Pts - Wine Advocate, Dec 30, 2016
2013: 93 Pts - Wine Spectator Insider, Dec 31, 2016
2013: 93 Pts - 'Cellar Selection' Wine Enthusiast, Feb 2017
2013: 92 Pts - James Suckling, May 2016
2012: 92 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct 2015
2012: 92 Pts - Wine Advocate, Aug 2015
2011: 92 Pts - Wine Spectator, Oct 2014
2011: 92 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct 2014
2010: 94 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct 2013



 
 
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