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Amalaya Malbec, Calchaqui, Salta, Argentina
88 Points

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Vintage: 2018
BC: $21.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -168294
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WineScores' Review

Dark, savoury, fresh.
Made from grapes soaring in vineyards at 1700 MASL, this Malbec is blended with 10% Tannat and 5% Petit Verdot. Red cherry and dusty plums, dark cocoa, tobacco, chocolate, savoury spice and espresso aromas lead to a lifted palate with spiced meat, fresh soil and high-toned red fruit. It's a medium+ weight is somewhat flat, and has a dark, cocoa tannin finish.
A red for grilling.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-06-22 17:27:04.0


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