2013 Carmelo Patti Gran Assemblage, Lujan de Cuyo (750ml)

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2013 Carmelo Patti Gran Assemblage
Country: Argentina
Region: Mendoza
Sub-Region: Lujan de Cuyo
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Review Score: 93WA

4 bottles in stock and ready to ship.
Ships tomorrow.


Jumping a few vintages, as the last time I tasted the 2008, the 2013 Gran Assemblage is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot and Cabernet Franc from the same vineyard in Perdriel where the winemaker, year after year, sources the grapes for all his wines. All wines are hand-crafted, the grapes fermented in cement vats with indigenous yeasts. In this case, all the wine is put to mature in oak barrels, whereas most of the others are only partially oaked, yet there are no oak aromas in any of the wines, as the barrels he uses are well-seasoned. It feels very classical, proportioned, aromatic and polished, with character. This also feels ready now. 7,932 bottles produced.

93+ points, Wine Advocate (Issue # 228 - Dec 2016)