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FINCA LAS PALMAS GRAN RESERVA MALBEC 2014 Uco Valley, Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer TRAPICHE
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Intense, complex, bright, spicy, ripe plum-cherry nose with lots of mocha-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, harmonious, intense, lively, ripe plum flavours with lots of spicy, mocha-chocolate notes on the lingering, crisp, cedary, high acid finish. This terrific value Malbec has 14.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number L17126 on the back label. Even better than the recommended best 2012 (**/**+) released on August 20, 2016 at $16.95. TONY ASPLER / 89-points / BEST BUY - Spicy, cedary, plum nose; full-bodied, dry, firmly structured ripe plum flavour. A Wine Value Awards 2017 Gold Medal Best Buy. CSPC 186668
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Phi Dan
Country Argentina
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Solid, Ripe, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
Trapiche has been making wine since the 1800s, at which time they were already winning awards in Paris. This comparatively fresh-faced Malbec is grown in selected vineyards located in San Carlos, Uco Valley, at 1,050 m above sea level. Look for ripe red fruit, mint and balsamic notes and pour the wine alongside grilled red meats at your next backyard barbecue. Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 16, 2017
Cases bought 559 (12 bottles per case)

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