Gran Enemigo Gualtallary Single Vineyard 2014

EL ENEMIGO

Gran Enemigo Gualtallary Single Vineyard
2014

Product code
810662
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
Argentina
Regulated designation
Dénomination origine (DOC)
Region
Mendoza
Classification
Gran vino
Varietal(s)
Cabernet Franc 85 %
Malbec 15 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

El Enemigo, “the enemy”. The struggle that most defines us in our lives is the one that we wage with our selves. We are all our own worst enemies. This is the credo behind the name on the label. The wines of El Enemigo are enigmatic, charismatic, and verging on iconoclastic. In that way the wines reflect their maker, Alejandro Vigil, an almost Picasso-like personality. “Ale”, as he is known, is the head winemaker at the iconic Bodega Catena Zapata, but he has many loves. He consults,...

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Press reviews

Wine Advocate

- 98 points -

June 2019

I also tasted the 2014 Gran Enemigo Gualtallary Single Vineyard, which might take some months to come into the market. It has some balsamic aromas, medicinal hints, traces of orange peel, saffron and a touch of sweet spices. It's built around very fine tannins and a notable core of acidity that acts as backbone, giving it length and lifting up the finish. This is quite in line with the 2010 vintage, with power and freshness in a rare combination of clout and elegance only the very best wines manage to show. There are some 3,000 bottles of this wine. It was bottled in March 2017.

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Tim Atkin MW

- 95 points -

May 2018

My pick of the Gran Enemigos in 2014, this cuvée of Cabernet Franc with 15% Malbec hails from Gualtallary. It’s a fresh, savoury, scented style with chalky minerality, fine-boned tannins and a long, tangy, refreshing finish. Sappy, mouth-watering stuff.

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