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2018 Bleasdale Vineyards Generations Malbec

Langhorne Creek, SA

I'll have glass of Dark & Spicy please. Brooding, layered Malbec for the black-hearted hedonist.

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$27.00

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About the Wine

Attack of the Plums on the nose, with further layers of plummy, violet fruit on the deep, inky palate.

Clove and blackberry also stake their claim. All destemmed but some whole berries included. Twelve months in new and seasoned French oak puncheons.

Power drinking in the short term, cellaring pleasure in the long-term.

About Bleasdale

Bleasdale Vineyards is Langhorne Creek's founding winery. Established in 1850 by English migrant Frank Potts who arrived in South Australia on the Buffalo in 1836, Bleasdale remains one of Australia's oldest wineries.

Bleasdale's source vineyards are situated on the floodplains of the Bremer River in Langhorne Creek, benefiting from the cooling breezes across Lake Alexandrina, and the cool slopes of the Adelaide Hills.

Additional Info

From the Producer

The majestic red gums that surround Bleasdale are at the core of our remarkable history. When Frank Potts settled the land in the 1850s, he used the timber from these big, beautiful trees to build our winery. Our vineyards benefit from the rich, clay soils that also support these gums,giving generosity and longevity to our wines. The growth rings reflect the multitude of stories from past seasons and generations of family and growers alike.

Bleasdale has been growing Malbec since the late 1800's and produced the regions first Malbec table wine in 1961. This wine is dark purple with intense aromas of violets, blackberries, plums and clove spice. D

Blend : Malbec (100%)
ABV : 14.00
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2030

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

95Points
Halliday Wine Companion

Immediately impressive with its youthful purple-black hue. Laden with blackberry essence, plump plums, sweet licorice and more umami flavours of iodine and seaweed. It's fuller bodied but quite contained, with ribbons of velvety tannins and a flourish on the finish. The surprise is its approachability now, yet will continue to reward for quite some time. -

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