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Kaiken 'Seleccion Especial' Malbec , Mendoza, Argentina
90 Points

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Vintage: 2018
BC: $15.99 BCLS exclusive

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -578690
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WineScores' Review

Fresh, supple, approachable.
Made by the family Montes of Chile, Kaiken comes from Mendoza estates located in Agrelo and Vistalba. The wines are hand harvested and small tank fermented with 6 months of French oak ageing.
Smoked meat and dried violets, roasted herbs and pepper spices are elevated by aromas of blackberry, high-toned cherry and licorice. It's a pretty red; fresh, supple and approachable with black and red berry flavors melded with charred cocoa nibs and toasted spice.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-11-10 13:33:24.0


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