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Tinto Negro Malbec, Uco Valley, Argentina
90 Points

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Region: Argentina Mendoza
Vintage: 2014
BC Private Wine Stores: $19.0 + price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -785212
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WineScores' Review

Spicy, macho, supple.
TintoNegro was born of the long time friendship and professional collaboration of Alejandro Sejanovich and Jeff Mausbach. The two were colleagues at Bodega Catena Zapata for almost 15 years; Alejandro was Vineyard Director and Jeff was the Wine Education Director.
This wine was aged six months in French oak (5% new).
It is spicy and meaty with layered of dried violets and rose petals, blackberry jam and roasted plums. Spicy and macho with and extracted character; roasted coffee grounds, pepper, leather and bittersweet chocolate flavours dominate. The notable acidity and supple weight keep it from being overly brooding and cumbrous.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Eat your Root Veggies

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-11-07 21:27:39.0


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