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ZAHA EL CORTE 2016 Toko Vineyard, Paraje Altamira, Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer TEHO
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Very deep intense purple colour. Spicy, intense, youthful, fruity, intense, ripe, plum-cherry-cassis-raspberry nose with some cedar-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, dense, slightly spicy, intense, youthful, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, high-acid, somewhat cedary finish. This co-fermented blend of 78% Malbec and 22% Cabernet Sauvignon has 14.3% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with lot number 19270 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Try with a rib steak. The recommended 2014 (**+) was released on January 5, 2019 at $24.95. CSPC 629972
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Argentina
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Dense, Intense, Youthful
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: The Toko Corte is a 70/30 Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon blend, co-fermented with 35% whole bunches. Firm, serious, structured and built to last, it's an intensely chalky red with lots of backbone and flavours of aromatic herbs, damson and plum. Classic Paraje Altamira. 2021-30. Score - 94 (Tim Atkin, MW, timatkin.com, Argentina Special Report 2018) Price $ 24.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 22, 2020
Cases bought 630 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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