Sourced from the magnificent Agrelo Vineyards in the heart of Mendoza and with the snow-capped Andes as a most scenic backdrop, this Malbec is especially made for us by the prestigious Pulenta Estate. Eduardo Pulenta has fashioned a gloriously fruity wine, with a rich savoury backdrop, fine ripe tannins and a food-friendly profile dominated by damson, blackberry and sloe flavours. This is an outstanding example of Argentina's signature grape variety, a worthy match for the barbecue and indeed any meal which involves the finest cuts of red meat.
…peculiar given the fact that it has no sauvignon blanc in it. It is made from 50% malbec, 40% syrah and 10% petit verdot. But it has tropical fruit aromas similar to those found in sauvignon blanc, like grapefruit, peach and green pepper. It also has a nice wet stone aroma. The longer this wine opens up, the more prominent the peach becomes and the green pepper falls into the background.
The palate is dominated by citrus flavors, primarily lemon and grapefruit, and there's also …
This wine is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Malbec. This wine spent 22 months in French oak casks. The residual sugar is 2 grammes per litre and the total acidity is 5.75 grammes per litre.
This wine was imported by Apricot AB.
Colour : Dark blackcurrant
Taste : Blackcurrant, blackberry, mint, liqourice and white pepper on finish, mellow soft tannins
Alcohol : 14.5%
Systembolaget Number : 90419
A red blend of: 78% malbec, 12% bonarda, and 10% syrah.
C/ Beautiful black neon purple squid ink.
N/ Deep, dark purple and black fruits. Savory notes with a caramelized violet reduction sauce. Gunpowder. Freshly cracked flint. Wet, black soil. Bakers chocolate. Hint of white pepper. A few swampy notes, however lightly detract.
T/ Full mouthfeel. Deep notes of plum skins and black fruits. Her acids nicely balance with the rich black fruits and chocolate notes. Violet notes delight. …
COST: $ 65 per person (excludes tax & gratuity)
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…14.8% alc. 80% merlot, 6% malbec, 5% petit verdot, 3% each cabernet sauvignon and syrah, 2% zinfandel, 1% cabernet franc; and why not a little charbono and alicante bouschet, fer cryin' out loud! Dark ruby color; a cool customer, sleek with mint and graphite, intense and pent black currants and cherries with a hint of blueberry; smooth, suave, a little tailored, but stacked structure, layered texture, finely-wrought acidity; unfurls dense, dusty tannins and a leathery, …
…78 percent cabernet sauvignon, 17 percent syrah and 5 percent malbec, the syrah perhaps accounting for a note of leather and black pepper in the nose. The color is deep ruby, almost purple with a tinge of mulberry at the rim; leather, as I said, black pepper and thyme and cedar, intense and concentrated black and blue fruit scents and flavors; terrifically vibrant and resonant, the wine bursts with tannins that feel both velvety and a little shaggy and infused with graphite-like minerality…
…varietals are added to give roundness, structure, and rich complexity."
…, 6% , and 5% Malbec. Dark purplish red. Aromatic with molasses and blackcurrant on the nose. More molasses, blackcurrant, and black pepper come through on the palate. Medium to full-bodied with lively acidity, medium to high tannins, and a long finish.
Quality: 3.5 stars (out of 5)
: 5 bangs for your buck (out of 5)