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Wine Details

Catena Malbec Mendoza Argentina 2015
Ripe damson aromas with a hint of oak followed on the palate with intense rich fruit integrated with ripe tannins.

£14.49


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Grape varieties

Malbec

Region

Mendoza is the largest and most important of Argentina’s wine regions. Situated in the west of the country at the foot of the Andes, it has a hot and dry continental climate with cold nights. There is a little rain in the summer months but irrigation is necessary. Fortunately, water is plentiful, with snow melt supplying the rivers flowing from the mountains. Frost is rare so the main risk to vines is from La Piedra, hail that comes in early summer.

Style

Shiraz and Zinfandel both feature here due to the ripe fruit flavours overlaid with spice. For Shiraz you’ll notice white or black pepper on the nose where Zinfandel will remind you of a spicy fruitcake, think cherries & cinnamon. These wines smell good, look good and taste good.

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