Kaiken Mai Malbec 2016 750ml
97- James Suckling
95 - Wine Enthusiast
Winemakers Notes: The wine is of an intense purple color; on the nose it has clear mineral notes that are combined with black fruits, cassis and cedar while its French oak aging adds some sweet cocoa hints. On the mouth it’s a wine of great structure and power, both bold and persistent. The alcohol is in perfect harmony with the wine’s acidity, which is evident on the elegance and softness of its finish, thanks to the quality of the 80 year old vines from Vistalba that are the heart of this beloved Malbec, our best so far. The wine is ready to be enjoyed now and has a cellaring potential of fifteen years.
The grapes come from the Vistalba zone of Mendoza, which is considered one of the most exclusive sectors for wine production due to its terroir and its old vines.
The vineyard is 100% organically and biodynamically managed.
Origin: Mendoza, Argentina
Varietals: 100% Malbec
Aging: 100% Aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months
Cellaring recommendations: While ready to enjoy now, this wine will age well for at least fifteen years.
Decanting: Recommended 30 minutes decanting before drinking.