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Argento Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
87 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -98855
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WineScores' Review

Toasted, fragrant, value.

If you're looking for a meaty wine of good value for a protein-dense grilled dinner, this could be your go-to. Appealing notes of raspberry and vanilla, blueberries and crushed flowers, chocolate and roasted red bell peppers. The palate is notably leaner than the nose leads you to believe; charred spices, toasted oak and espresso flavours lead the charge. It's a simple wine with a hollowness on the mid-palate, but it will do in a pinch.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Bargain Bottles


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-09-19 15:07:12.0

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92 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -797183

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -744532

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Vina Chela Reserve Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
87 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124040

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Moon Curser Malbec, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

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Vina Chela Reserve Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -124404

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Saxenburg Guinea Fowl, Stellenbosch South Africa
90 Points

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Vintage: 2011
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -316992

Ranking: 65.001257
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Painted Rock Cabernet Franc, Skaha Bench, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Painted Rock Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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Ranking: 28.00118
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Escorihuela '1884' Estate Grown Syrah, Mendoza Argentina
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -744532

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -168917

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -545640

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89 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -885418

Ranking: 28.000937
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Stoneboat Vineyards Pinotage, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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Vintage: 2010
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

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Kaiken Reserva Especial Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -578690

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -744532

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Finca Los Primos Malbec, San Rafael Argentina
87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632919

Ranking: 28.000757
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Dona Paula Estate Malbec, Uco Valley ,Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -40428

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Stoneboat Vineyards 'Rock Opera' Pinotage, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

Ranking: 28.000545
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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -383836

Ranking: 30.000535
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Kaiken Reserva Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -578690

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -70300

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91 Points

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Mt. Boucherie Estate Family Reserve Gamay Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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92 Points

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91 Points

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Dona Paula Estate Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza Argentina
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291

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Don David 'El Estecco' Reserve Malbec Calchaqui Valley Argentina
90 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -156455

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Finca Los Primos Malbec, San Rafael Argentina
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632919

Ranking: 20.002001
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Township 7 'NBO', Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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Vintage: 2014
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Don David 'El Estecco' Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Calchaqui Valley Argentina
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -407007

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -125278

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -478727

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Stellar Organics Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon~Pinotage, South Africa
89 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -77883

Ranking: 28.001759
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Clos De Los Siete' By Michel Roland', Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
88 Points

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Vintage: 2015
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -128710

Ranking: 28.001733
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Louis.M.Martini Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County California
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -651679

Ranking: 28.001699
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Fattoria Le Calvane 'Quercione' DOCG Chianti, Tuscany Italy
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -405258

Ranking: 28.00168
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Louis.M.Martini Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County California
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -651679

Ranking: 28.001597
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Purato Nero d'Avola, Sicily Italy
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -438481

Ranking: 28.00156
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Citrusdal 'Six Hats' Shiraz, South Africa
88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -20255

Ranking: 28.001547
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River Stone Malbec Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
88 Points

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Vintage: 2012
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -568980

Ranking: 28.001532
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Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Gamay Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -389882

Ranking: 28.001509
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Township 7 'NBO', Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon, Knight's Valley Sonoma California, 2010
93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -352583

Ranking: 26.001481
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Blue Mountain Vineyard and Cellars Gamay Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -389882

Ranking: 26.001463
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Don David 'El Esteco' Reserve Malbec, Calchaqui Valley, Argentina
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -156455

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -77883

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -675900

Ranking: 26.001378
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Catena 'High Mountain Vines' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -478727

Ranking: 26.001358
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Road 13 Honest John's Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357327

Ranking: 28.001352
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Road 13 Rose, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -357327

Ranking: 28.001322
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Santa Cristina Toscana, Tuscany Italy
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -076521

Ranking: 28.001307
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Hester Creek 'Block 2 Reserve' Merlot, Golden Mile Bench, Okanagan Valley
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -77347

Ranking: 28.001274
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JoieFarm Gamay, Okanagan Valley BC
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -675900

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Don David 'El Esteco' Reserve Malbec, Calchaqui Valley, Argentina
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -156455

Ranking: 28.001182
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Fort Berens Estate Winery Pinot Noir, British Columbia
88 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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Catena 'High Mountain Vines' Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -478727

Ranking: 24.001161
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