BODEGA ENRIQUE FOSTER


In the center of the world’s premier location for Malbec - Lujan De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, Enrique Foster has built a state-of-the-art gravity-flow winery surrounded by 90 year old vines. Enrique Foster’s objective is nothing less than to produce the best Malbec in Argentina - which is to say the best in the world.

Bodega Foster Website || Extended Portfolio [PDF]


 
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NV "LOIS" Sparkling malbec

+739654 · 6x750ml

100% Malbec. Made using traditional Charmat method, this wine was left sur lie for six months. Pale rose red. Totally satisfying sparkling wine, combining a complex style with freshness redolent of cherries bursting from the tiny bubbles. A gentle acidity suggests that LOIS can be aged 2-3 years. 10,000 bottles produced.

STATUS: OPEN
JR: 15
CURRENT VINTAGE [PDF]

 
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2017 IQUE MALBEC

+720015 · 12x750ml

100% Malbec. Typically released in the same year it’s harvested, this is intended to be a fresh, young, lightly oaked wine which will improve slightly with age but is not meant to be laid down. Intense ruby-red with violet hints in color, it has fruity aromas of fresh red fruits and white pepper. Firm structure and soft lush tannins. 350,000 bottles produced.

STATUS: OPEN
CURRENT VINTAGE [PDF]| PAST VINTAGES [PDF]

 
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2017 "PINK" ROSÉ MALBEC

+736218 · 12x750ml

100% Malbec. Enrique Foster ‘PINK’ rosado, unlike French or Spanish rosé made from grenache grapes, is made from Malbec grapes grown in our vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina. With the average age of the vines of more than 30 years, this 100% Malbec dry rosé was hand harvested in the second week of March. PINK has a unique character: refreshing summer fruits in a floral dry, complex wine.

STATUS: OPEN
CURRENT VINTAGE [PDF] | PAST VINTAGES [PDF]

 

SCORING LEGEND

AG || Anthony Gismondi, CAN
BC || Bob Campbell, NZ
CG || Connoisseaurs' GCW
DC || Decanter Magazine
GP || Guia Penin, Spain
HH || Huon Hooke, AUS
JH || James Halliday, AUS
JS || James Suckling
JR || Jancis Robinson
JO || Jeremy Oliver, AUS
JP || John Platter, S. Africa
JSc || John Schreiner, CAN
MC || Michael Cooper, NZ
NMc || Natalie MacLean
NM || Neal Martin
RP || Parker/Wine Advocate
PP || Prince of Pinot
RJ || Ray Jordan, AUS
RR || Rhone Report
ST || Stephen Tanzer
TP || Tasting Panel
TI || Testing Institute
TA || Tim Atkin MW
VI || Vinous
W&S || Wine & Spirits
WA || Wine Access
AN || Wine Anorak
WE || Wine Enthusiast
WF || Wine Front, AUS
WR || Wine Review Online
WS || Wine Spectator
WT || Winestate Mag, AUS
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2010 LUNLUNTA MALBEC

+726359 · 12x750ml

Made from 100% Malbec grapes, hand-harvested from 70 year old vines. located in Lunlunta at 900 metres above sea level. Intense red with violet hints in color, in the nose fresh red fruits and spiced aromas are highlighted. In the mouth, it’s elegant with excellent body and persistent end.

STATUS: SOLD OUT
PAST VINTAGES [PDF]

 
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2011 RESERVA MALBEC

+720016 · 12x750ml

Estate grown and bottled 100% Malbec made of selected grapes from old vines with a production limited to 8.5 tons per hectare. After a rigorous selection, the grapes were fermented for 8 days in small, temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. As a final point, this wine was aged in our underground cellars for 12 months in French and American oak barrels, and 12 months in the bottle.

100% Malbec. This is a huge wine. It is deep red violet with dark fruit aromas, firm structure, full-bodied, long finish. Excellent with rich spiced dishes, strong cheeses, roast or grilled meats, tuna, salmon and chocolate.

STATUS: OPEN
CURRENT VINTAGE [PDF] | PAST VINTAGES [PDF]

 
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2009 LIMITED EDITION MALBEC

+720017 · 6x750ml

100% Malbec. Aged 18 months in new French oak barrels, and 18 months in the bottle. Deep ruby with violet reflections, intense cherry, blackberry, and spice aroma, well balanced, full bodied, soft elegant tannins, long-lasting finish.
Delicious with rich spiced dishes, strong cheeses, roast or grilled meats, tuna, salmon and chocolate.

STATUS: OPEN
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2008 FIRMADO MALBEC

+7263660 · 6x750ml

100% Malbec. Aged 15 months in new French oak barrels, and 12 months in the bottle.Deep red color. Complex nose with red fruits, spice aromas & an elegant touch of oak. Excellent with cheeses, pasta and roast or grilled meats.

STATUS: SOLD OUT
NM: 92
PAST VINTAGES [PDF]