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Dona Paula Estate Malbec, Mendoza Argentina
88 Points

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Vintage: 2011
AB: $15.0 + price will vary
BC: $19.99
Quebec: $17.15
SK: $19.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291
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WineScores' Review

Taking a step up in price from the Los Cardos range, the Estate Malbec provides decadent black cherries and briary berries, spiced cocoa and licorice, smoke, roasted coffee and dark chocolate leap out of the glass. Generous sweet black fruit attacks the palate followed with peppery spice, fleur de sel and roasted mocha flavours. Toasted oak leans on a medium-length finish.A structured red to partner with dense proteins like hard cheeses or grilled meats.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2013-08-23 11:32:30.0


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