The nose is very fruit-driven and clean, with fresh aromas of berries and flowers. The palate is medium-bodied, juicy, with soft acidity and clean flavors. It ends very tasty with a mineral sensation.
Malbec grape blend.
This wine contains allergens, sulfites.
“Mosquita Muerta” is an expression in Spanish which is used to describe a person with apparently little potential for success who ends up accomplishing a remarkable feat. Jose Millán chose this name for his project to mock those in the region who doubted of his potential as a wine business entrepreneur.
Hand-harvested grapes from each terroir at different dates in order to find the ideal ripeness and expression. Then, each component is elaborated separately. The fermentation takes place in French oak barrels and concrete tanks, at low temperatures (around 23ºC), with indigenous yeasts, therefore achieving a great expression and complexity of aromas.
Pairs well with beef, lamb, pork, poultry, mushrooms, and blue cheese.
• Available Size: 750mL (12 pc)
• Type: Wines
• Sub-type: Wines
• Class: Red
• ABV%: 14
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate – 92
"The red blend 2017 Sapo de Otro Pozo is 60% Malbec, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Syrah from Los Chacayes and El Manzano in the Valle de Uco, with half of the wine aged in new and second use French barriques. 2017 is a slightly riper year, but the oak feels very integrated, with a harmonious mixture of berries, herbs and spices. The palate is sharp and the tannins are fine with good acidity and a serious, dry finish."
Wine & Spirits – 90
"A dark, firm Argentine red, this takes the generous plumminess of malbec and firms it up with syrah and cabernet franc. The blend, based on fruit from Mendoza’s higher altitudes and vinified in cement eggs and Bordeaux barrels, feels finely tailored, with floral and mineral notes adding detail."