The Waxed Bat Reserve 2017

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Cabernet Based Blend

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Argentine legend Opi Sadler is beloved by customers and critics alike for his rich reds. His sumptuous Waxed Bat Reserve is even richer, darker, and more intense than the original – and, it has dozens of illustrious accolades to its name, including a slew of gold medals, international trophies, and ‘Best-of-Show’ titles from some of the wine world’s most prestigious competitions.

The 2017 edition is the highly anticipated follow up to Opi’s 2016 release, which won a 95-point, ‘Best-in-Show’ Platinum trophy from the Decanter World Wine Awards. Opi and his team hand harvested the ripest Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec from his favorite Mendoza vineyards and, after assembling the perfect blend (70 percent Cabernet, 30 percent Malbec), he gave the concentrated juice a 12-month slumber in the finest oak barrels.

Here are the Decanter judges on what you can look forward to in the glass: “Lots of sumptuous red fruit on nose. Big and bold, with a good fresh finish and lots of chocolatey plum fruit, cassis, tobacco, liquorice, and well-integrated oak in between. An extremely polished effort.”

For an equally stunning food match, go for steak, roast beef, rack of lamb, hearty bean stews, and more.

But we recommend you order now, before diehard Waxed Bat fans gobble up all of our cases …

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  • 5
    Excellent wine

    Posted by Tye Allen on 14th Dec 2020

    One of my favorites

  • 5
    Wow! This wine is fabulous!

    Posted by Lucy Pittroff on 23rd Nov 2016

    I love this wine. It's as good as I remember when I had it several years ago. I am not a wine connoisseur but I know what I like and I am going to order more.

  • 4
    Unbelievable juice

    Posted by Robert D'Ercole on 20th Feb 2013

    This is a favorite of mine and my wife for the dollar value .We purchased 4 cases because soon there will be none left.