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RESERVA MALBEC 2018 Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FABRE MONTMAYOU
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Very deep intense purple colour. Attractive, slightly spicy, gently juicy, ripe, plummy-black-cherry purée nose with some blueberry-tinged, sandalwood-cedar notes. Dry, medium bodied, tangy, intense, ripe cherry-blueberry-plum flavours with a lingering, well structured, harmonious, cedary finish. Ready-to-drink - excellent value. Has 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L13520 on the back label. Better than the recommended 2016 (**/**+) was released on February 2, 2019 at $18.95. CSPC 261867
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gle Win
Country Argentina
Region
Rating **/**+(88.5 points)
Ripe, Bright, Well-Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: A big, juicy red with blackberries, dried mushrooms and hints of dark earth. Full-bodied, but not overdone with rich, ripe tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink or hold. Score - 92 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, April 2, 2020) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 3, 2020
Cases bought 672 (12 bottles per case)

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

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