We are very pleased to announce that Tim Atkin has given high marks to wines from Las Compuertas Project and Marchiori & Barraud in his May 2018 Argentina Report. Las Compuertas Project's Malbec 5 Suelos 2016 and Cordisco 2017 were awarded 95 and 92 points, respectively, while Marchiori & Barraud's Malbec "Cuartel Dos" 2015 and Malbec 2016 received 95 and 91 points.
las compuertas project
MALBEC 5 SUELOS - 95 POINTS
5 separate parcels of centennial vines are cared for based on their soil type as identified by extensive testing and vinified separately in cement eggs before a final cut is made.
CORDISCO 2017 - 92 POINTS
First Mendoza wine made from this varietal native to Abruzzo (Italy). Fermented in cement eggs with native yeasts.
Marchiori & Barraud
MALBEC 2016 - 95 POINTS
MALBEC 'CUARTEL 2' 2015 - 91 POINTS
Andrea Marchiori & Luis Barraud come from families with long winemaking traditions in Argentina. Their grapes are grown organically and hand harvested. In the winery, spontaneous fermentation takes place with native yeasts and no winemaking additives are used.