RICCITELLI MATIAS – HEY MALBEC – RICCITELLI HEY MALBEC 2016
Notes de dégustation: un joli malbec, juteux sur les fruits rouges avec des arômes floraux et de poivre noir. Les tanins sont souples et mûrs et l’ensemble est déjà cohérent avec une finale gourmande et juteuse.
VIN : RICCITELLI HEY MALBEC 2016
The 2016 Hey Malbec is sourced from many different zones within the Valle de Uco and is a great improvement over what I tasted from 2014, from a much cooler year, with high potential in the Valle de Uco. There is part of carbonic maceration which brings aromatic intensity and they were very careful with the date of the harvest to keep the freshness. It’s bottled completely unoaked, showcasing the character of Malbec with inner strength and power while being easy to drink and understand. It’s still quite young and even if the nose has subtle aromas of violets, morello cherries and something wild that made me think of some wines from the Valais mountains in Switzerland, the palate is an explosion of flavors and gives an idea of where it can go with a little time in bottle after it has settled down, as it was very recently bottled. It slowly opened up in the glass, with intoxicating aromas of wild flowers and herbs. Really lovely. This is a candidate for steal of the year. One to buy by the case. It combines volume and quality, as 250,000 bottles were produced in 2016. The 2016 vintage looks like a very promising vintage for the Valle de Uco.