Mendel Unus – an exceptional Argentine red


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Winemaker Roberto de la Mota and his business partner Anabelle Sielecki have been making their flagship Mendel Unus for 10 years now and at the end of last year I had the chance to taste the first nine vintages of this, one of my favourite Argentinian reds, which consistently manages to be both vibrant and refined, as elegant as it is intense. (The Mendel Malbec and their oaked old-vine Sémillon are also excellent wines.)

Roberto explained that the blend was practically the same from the first vintage in...