The 2018 vintage received its best score to date from renowned critic James Suckling.
For the first time and marking a historic milestone, Don Melchor 2018 awarded 100 points by the American critic James Suckling, the highest score a wine can ever receive.
In his assessment and while conducting a noteworthy tasting, the critic highlighted the wine as "amazing. The vitality and energy of this wine are dazzling—impressive complexity, flowers, blackcurrants, raspberries, and peaches. Full-bodied, though refined and polished with flawless texture and splendor. Delightful length. This great red is a tribute to balance, harmony, and finesse."