2014 Vintage - 91 Points, James Suckling
"A red with lots of ripe fruit plus subtle hints of strawberry jam. Medium to full body, soft tannins. A tar and spice finish. Pure malbec planted in Uco's limestone soils. Beautiful texture."
2013 Vintage - 90 Points, Robert Parker
"The 2013 Malbec Limestone Block is sourced from the south of the Uco Valley, in San Carlos and Altamira, selected from places where there’s a higher content of chalk, usually in the stonier soils. It is co-fermented with a small quantity of Cabernet Franc (7-8%). The wine feels serious and well-balanced, with notes of ripe red and black fruits, a fresh herbal note, a mineral feeling and a medium-bodied palate with fine-grained tannins and good balance. It should age well. Drink 2014-2020."
2012 Vintage - 92 Points, Robert Parker
"The most expensive effort, but still a great value, is the 2012 Malbec Limestone Block. There are 500 cases of this wine that was aged nine months in French oak From a 4,000 foot elevation and very rocky soils, it tips the scales at a boisterous 14.5% natural alcohol. Its inky/blue/purple color is followed by a sweet perfume of crushed rock minerality, acacia flowers, blackberries and cassis as well as a hint of vanillin. This powerful, concentrated, impressively endowed Malbec should drink well for 5-7 years."