Marsden Bay of Islands Mario's Malbec (2020)

Grown in the Vuletich vineyard, south of Whangarei, the vibrantly fruity, supple 2020 vintage (4*) was matured for a year in French oak barriques. Boldly coloured, it is packed with berry, plum and spice flavours, gently seasoned with oak. Fresh, vigorous and smooth, it should be at its best 2023+.


Type: Red Wines
Variety: Malbec
Vintage: 2020
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $32 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2023

Reviewed June 2022

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