Blended from the best lots of the 1928 estate vineyards, this iconic small-batch blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petit Verdot is powerful yet smooth.
The aromas of dark cherries, plums and roasted cocoa come leaping out of the glass. This is a big but very suave wine with layers of ripe cherry, berry fruits, white pepper, mint, chocolate, caramel, smoke, and toast. There are loads of ripe, soft tannins, so this wine will certainly age beautifully for a decade or longer, but the temptation to drink it right away may be too much to resist.
Try with smoked meats and charcuterie.
It was very interesting to taste the 2016 Unus next to the 2017. The freshness and the elegance are pretty obvious, which does not mean the wine is light, and there's harmonious balance that should make this a long-distance runner in the bottle. The fruit is ripe but without excess, the oak is there in the background, the tannins are present but are soft and fine grained and it's subtler than the 2017. It's a classical blend of 65% Malbec, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot with a mixture of berries, herbs and spices. A classical Bordeaux blend in one of the freshest vintages of recent times.Wine Advocate October 2019
EDITOR'S CHOICE. Leather and smoky black fruit aromas with herbaceous underpinnings get this muscular Malbec blend off to a potent start. In the mouth, this is ripped with tannins and thus shows serious structure. Blackberry, toast and coffee flavors end similarly but with mocha notes on a long finish that's rich and lusty.Wine Enthusiast August 2019
A dark, smoky and dramatic red with plenty of bitter chocolate, ripe blue and black fruit, then a really solid tannin structure that not only fills out the full body, but also gives the finish quite some drive. A blend of 65 per cent malbec, 25 per cent cabernet sauvignon and 10 per cent petit verdot. Drink or hold.James Suckling March 2019
Bright medium ruby. Aromas of cassis, violet and licorice are accented by a hint of black pepper. Dense, vinous and light on its feet, offering terrific peppery/herbal lift to its penetrating black fruit and violet flavors. This very suave, vibrant blend shows a distinct Cabernet herbacity as well as strong chalky minerality, not to mention the energy of its long, cool growing season. The substantial dusty tannins call for at least a couple years of patience.Vinous September 2019
- Varietal Composition:
- 65% Malbec, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Petit Verdot
- Avg Elevation:
- 3400 feet
- Avg Age of Vines:
- 57 years
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