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RESERVA MALBEC/SYRAH 2021 Vegan, Valle de Uco, Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer VINALBA
NEW in Vintages. This new, very well-priced Mendoza blend of 80% Malbec and 20% Syrah is a genuine, ready-to-drink, crowd-pleaser. Deep intense purple colour, it has ripe, bright, plummy. black cherry and cassis fruit on the nose with a gentle touch of oak. Dry, medium bodied, and nicely structured with ripe Damson plum and cherry-raspberry flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, lifted finish. About 60% is aged in previously used French oak for 12 months, the balance in stainless steel. It has 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L19923 on the back label. CSPC 34814
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gle Win
Country Argentina
Rating **+(89 points)
Bright, Ripe, Fruity
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Restrained and subtle aromas with a pleasing dark and red fruit profile across the palate. Firm tannins and well-integrated oak give an enjoyable balance. Pleasingly firm and dry at the finish. Score - 92 (International Wine & Spirit Competition, 2022) Price $ 18.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 18, 2023
Cases bought 599 (12 bottles per case)

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