Basso makes good wines year in and year out. This Malbec is saturated and potent. It needs time to air out or it could be intimidating. Once open, look for cassis and blackberry flavors in front of a dessert-worthy finish. Tastes a touch hot despite only 13.5% posted alcohol.
Elixir Wine Group
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.