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

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Vintage: 2013
AB: $15.0 + price will vary
BC: $17.49
Quebec: $17.15
SK: $19.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -631291
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WineScores' Review

Savoury, spiced, smoky.
Taking a step up in price from the Los Cardos range, the Estate Malbec provides a bit more structure. It is a savoury red, redolent in smoked meat and bacon fat, roasted coffee/mocha, leather and dusty plums melded with wild briary berries. Similarly succulent on the palate with leather and coffee and cocoa and spice with an earthy finish.
A structured red to partner with dense proteins like hard cheeses or grilled meats.

Pairs great with Gone Crackers Parmesan & Rosemary
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, GONE CRACKERS

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2015-09-15 11:32:30.0


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