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VIÑALBA RESERVA MALBEC 2017 Uco Valley, Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Bodegas Fabre
Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Extremely deep intense purple colour. Extremely deep intense purple colour. Fairly spicy, classy, bright, ripe, plum-cherry-raspberry purée nose with some savoury cedar notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, slightly spicy, intense, ripe, cassis-plum flavours with a lingering, sandalwood-cedar-tinged, harmonious, fairly savoury finish. Quite ready-to-drink. Has 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L17128 on the back label. Better than the recommended 2015 (**/**+) that was released on June 23, 2018 at $18.95. CSPC 555763
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gle Win
Country Argentina
Rating **+(89 points)
Ripe Plum-Cherry-Cassis
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: This has a suite of very rich dark-plum and berry aromas that carry through to the palate, which delivers impressive, concentrated, pure and smoothly appealing style. Drink or hold. Score - 92 (jamessuckling.com, March 27, 2019) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 31, 2020
Cases bought 616 (12 bottles per case)

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

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