Scotto Family Cellars

Traditionally known as an Argentinean varietal, we have discovered that Malbec also flourishes in selected vineyards around Lodi. The characteristics that have made Malbec popular with wine lovers around the world are abundant in this wine, including rich plum and dark fruit flavors, smooth oak accents and a pleasant finish.

Other Lodi Vintage Dated Releases:
Chardonnay-Marsanne • Old Vine Zinfandel

Wine Enthusiast, May 2016
Scotto Family Cellars Malbec 2012 – BEST BUY, 88 Points

2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition
Scotto Family Cellars Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 – 88 Points, Silver Medal

2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Scotto Family Cellars Cabernet 2012 Lodi – Silver Medal
Scotto Family Malbec 2012 Lodi – Bronze Medal
Scotto Family Old Vine Zinfandel 2012 Lodi – Bronze Medal

2016 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Int. Wine Competition
Scotto Family Cellars 2012 Lodi Malbec – Silver Medal

2015 Artisan Awards
Scotto Family Cellars 2011 Lodi Zinfandel – Gold Medal
Scotto Family Cellars 2012 Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon – Silver Medal

2015 Ultimate Wine Challenge
Scotto Family Cellars 2011 Lodi Zinfandel – 93 Points
Scotto Family Cellars 2012 Lodi Malbec – 88 Points

2015 Orange County Fair Wine Competition
Scotto Family Cellars 2012 Lodi Malbec – Silver Medal

2015 California State Fair Wine Competition
Scotto Family Cellars 2011 Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel – Silver Medal

2015 Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America Tasting Competition
Scotto Family Cellars 2012 Lodi Malbec – Gold Medal
Scotto Family Cellars 2011 Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel – Silver Medal

Tasting Panel Magazine, Jan-Feb 2015
Malbec 2012 – 90 Points

JustWinePoints.com 11/14/14
Chardonnay 2012 – 93 Points

PlanetGrape.com, Catherine Fallis, Master Sommelier 11/20/14
2012 Lodi Malbec – 90 Points

2014 California State Fair Commercial Wine Competition
Old Vine Zinfandel 2011 – 87 Points, Bronze Medal

2014 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition
Old Vine Zinfandel 2011 – Gold Medal

2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Scotto Family Cellars Old Vine Zinfandel 2011 – Gold Medal

2013 San Diego County Fair Wine Competition
Malbec 2010 – Silver Medal

2013 Consumer Wine Awards
Old Vine Zinfandel 2009 – Silver Medal

2012 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Scotto Family Cellars Zinfandel Lodi 2009 – Gold Medal
Scotto Family Cellars Chardonnay/Marsanne Lodi 2010 – Silver Medal