Madera 5 "Rojo 126” Valle De Guadalupe, Baja, Mexico, 2018

Madera 5 "Rojo 126” Valle De Guadalupe, Baja MX 2018

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Overview of the Wine
In the heart of the Baja’s tranquil Valle De Guadalupe, near the town of El Porvenir and about 40 minutes from the port of Ensenada, Adobe Guadalupe welcomes you with a glass of wine and gracious hospitality.

Adobe Guadalupe is more than just another winery. Our vines of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Nebbiolo, Tempranillo, Malbec, Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvedre, Syrah, and Viognier grapes cover 60 scenic acres, bordered by orchards of highly productive olive trees and pomegranate bushes. Adobe Guadalupe has been around longer than most---we began planting our vines in 1997 and celebrated our first harvest in 2000. Today, our wines are acknowledged to be among the best in Mexico, and you can enjoy tastings, offered daily, in either our Cava, or in our Tienda de Adobe (boutique) and take home a bottle or two of your favorite archangel.

OWNER: Tru Miller

WINEMAKER: Daniel Lonnberg

CASE PRODUCTION: 8,000 cases

Similar to a good garage band, the stark surroundings of an unassuming building which to this day serves as Madera 5’s winery, provided the motivation and inspiration to create one of Mexico’s most iconic brands. The five partners of Madera 5 started their journey making wine in a garage at Aragón 126 back in 2007, and the name “Madera 5” came after an inside joke involving a good golf story and a 5 wood.

Unpretentious, just like the five amigos, is the best way to describe the style of their award winning wines. Under the guidance of partner & winemaker, Victor Segura (Las Nubes), their affordably priced wines are highly sought after throughout Mexico. Not surprisingly, they have quickly caught on with consumers in the U.S.

Grape / Blend

Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Tempranillo, Sangiovese, Petit Verdot

Origin

Valle de Guadalupe, Baja, México  

Review by Ian Blackburn - 94-96 Points
That nose…have you ever been content with just smelling a wine and not drinking it?
Sense of place: Baja, sun-drenched but more Mediterranean than California. The nose of fruit and earth, spice and herbs. Red fruits, more than blue. Brown and red soils more than sand and limestone.There is a fine line between flaw and artisan winemaking, and this wine finds that line and throttles it. This is one of the most pleasurable wines I have found all year. The Cabernet shows some pyrazine in all the right places, the Sangiovese plays on fruit and structure, and the Petit Verdot comes in on bass with Tempranillo playing piano. The melody that is created is artistic, exotic, and sings to me personally. This is not only an amazing value, I secretly purchased a bunch of this for personal indulgence and to WOW my friends - this is an exciting bottle of wine. This is not about power, but there is plenty there to please. This isn’t about perfection, as it is wild and daring, but it is a great wine that checks all the right boxes. Oak use is restrained, leaving the finish dry with good acid and balance. 94-96 points depending on which day of the week.

Product size: 750ml

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