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Cuma Organic Malbec, Cafayate Valley Argentina
89 Points

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Vintage: 2016
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BC: $12.49

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -885418
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WineScores' Review

Succulent, youthful, leather.
Formerly known as Michel Torino 'Cuma', this newly labeled Malbec still offers great value, but no longer offers a specific region, from where it is grown.
An interesting assemblage of aromas; hops, moist earth, leather and dark roast espresso, smoked paprika and cola spices lead to a watery palate with fine cocoa and spices. Very youthful, but good acidity, and a bitter finish.

Second Review: April 2017
I received a second bottle of this wine and my review was substantially different, which makes me wonder abut bottle variation. In the second bottle: Purple fruit, raspberry, rich mocha, toasted sweet spices, licorice and violets. The palate was fresh with vanilla, mocha and ripe berries in chocolate. Juicy and quite complete - approachable.

 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Wedding Wines, Bargain Bottles , Green Wines, GONE CRACKERS, Game Day Wines


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Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-04-12 13:52:26.0

 

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