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Angel Paulucci's family has produced wine in Italy since the early 1800's, and Angel arrived in Mendoza with his parents in 1953 at the age of 21. In 1960, he planted his first Malbec vineyard, and in 1970 he planted a special block of Malbec vines in Ugarteche at the southern limit of the Lujan de Cuyo department. If you get Angel talking, plan to stay awhile—he will regale you with childhood stories of enemy soldiers firing bullets into his family's red wine barrels so that they could quench their thirst. And of course, he will tell you about his vineyard: very tight spacing, superficial irrigation, lime-laden soils, and Malbec grapes that make an old-timer smile. – Description from markomkc

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  • Syrah

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  • Pinot Noir

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  • Badgers beat Nebraska in OT tonight.  Had a wonderful La Posta Malbec (Argentina) and a sumptuous Cabby from Hussonet (Antinori Family) Pirque  made and bottled in Chile. The cabby drank 3X it's price point with ease. Read More

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  • I recently purchased the Penfolds 2013 Bin 28 Shiraz, 2013 Bin 387 Cab/Shiraz ... ... Chianti d'Elsa, 2013 La Posta Malbec, a 2014 Longuedoc red by Jeff Carrel among others.  Really itching to try the Jeff Carrel, but the 3 Penfolds are going to have to lay down in my cellar for a few year Read More

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  • La Posta Malbec Pizzella 2013


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    Wine review by calywa

  • La Posta Malbec/Syrah/Bonarda Cocina Tinto Mendoza 2012


    One of my favorites. Smooth and well balanced. Read More

    Wine review by angela318

  • La Posta Malbec Pizzella 2011


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    Wine review by Chuckieshow

  • La Posta del Vinatero Cocina-Tinto Blend 2011


    What a Beauty! Dark opaque Burgundy, Purple, Black color. Good enough to use for ink in my fountain pen.Earthy, spices, and jam tastes. Together they all worked well for me...$16 - what a steal, particularly compared to other bottles I have tried from Cameron Hughes & Naked Wines. Read More

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  • I will be very honest.  It was about one year ago, and I remember ... and ... ... and as good or better (La Posta, Catena Zapata).  I am glad to learn more about your region and I'm looking forward to buying more to do some comparison Read More

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  • The Argentinian Patagonia, comprising the provinces of Neuquen, Rio Negro, Chubut, Santa Cruz and Tierra del Fuego, is a land of stark contrasts. Both soils and climates. From the arid desert of Northern Patagonia, by the central steppe, the Andes Mountains, to the hot and humid southern climate. While Argentina is renowned worldwide for wines o... Read More

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  • The Rodney Strong Symmetry was not what I'd anticipated.It was very hot and ... ... had a splash of the 2010 La Posta malbec next to it, and I felt bad about lambasting it.  It was certainly much more complex than the malbec.  There was something I couldn't quite put my finger on (my friend said it had some menthol notes that indicated more cel... Read More

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  • Don't worry about the length of your post.  It has interesting ... ...  I am intrigued by your La Posta example.  I had one of those two years ago.  I happened to know that I paid US$12.99 for it at Costco.  Now, Costco is a great place to buy things--generally, very reliable quality and darned good prices.  So, I am sure that the $13 that I p... Read More

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