Winery: Mosquita Muerta Wines
Type: Red Wine CS 6 750 ML
Red Blend: Valle De Uco / Luján De Cuyo / Medrano
Grapes: 40% Malbec, 20% Petit Verdot, 20% Bonarda, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot
Pispi 2013-90 points Descorchados / Mosquita Muerta Wines is another project form José Millán, whose family owns Toneles in Guaymallén very close to Mendoza city.
Pispi comes from the Argentine slang pizpireta, a famous word used for that smart, witty and flirtatious woman. Pispi is also a significant blend of the best red grapes from Mosquita Muerta Wines.
eRobertParker.com #220 Aug 2015 Luis Gutierrez 90 – 2012 Pispi Is fermented in cement vats and 500-litre oak barrels with the Malbec and Merlot in whole clusters. The nose mixes herbal aromas, something balsamic and plums plus feels quite heady and aromatic. The palate is soft, with melted tannins and moderate acidity. 46,000 bottles produced. 2012
91 points Descorchados: Bouquet of menthol, blackberries, plums, currants, red pepper, pepper and jams. 40% of the wine was stored for 12 months in once-used French oak barrels. Notes of toast, caramel, vanilla.
Imported by: Mas Vino Wine Broker Inc.