Zuccardi Concreto Malbec 2018
Robert Parker, Jr.'s Wine Advocate: "The 2018 Concreto Malbec is a selection of the stonier parts of their estate vineyards in Paraje Altamira, and they want the expression of the chalk in the soils to avoid any sweetness (that none of the wines have anyway). This is a wine that works very well in the cooler years like 2014, 2016 or this 2018. It fermented with full clusters, but they don't want a carbonic fermentation, so they break the grapes with their feet. All of this is destined to produce an austere and cold wine, cold and savory. The night before I tasted this, I had a bottle of the 2014 that is evolving at a glacial pace; it's still young and fresh, very primary. I think this is going to have a similar evolution in bottle. This is an incredible value. Drink date: 2019-2028." Oct 2018
Winery: "Zuccardi Concreto is made from a selection of calcareous soils from our farms in Paraje Altamira. 100% Malbec with fermentation and concrete storage. Part of the wine ferments with a whole cluster."