Mendel, Finca Remota Malbec, Altamira, Mendoza 2012
A play on winemaker Roberto De la Mota’s name and the remote nature of the Altamira vineyard. Bold, spicy, savoury palate that is rich, then finishes superbly balanced with polished tannins.
Price: £84 (2011) Cavas de Gaucho, House of Townend
Taster: Sarah Jane Evans MW