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Chakana Estate Selection Proviva Malbec 2009 Wine Review

Chakana Estate Selection Proviva Malbec 2009

Chakana Estate Selection Proviva Malbec 2009

Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina

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Price: $19.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Chakana Estate

Agent: Connexion Oenophilia

Product: 219261

Product: 11896463

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Bright ruby-red. Extremely primary aromas of blackberry, mint and black pepper. Juicy and quite tightly wound but with a light touch. In a more elegant style than the malbec and cabernet reserve bottlings, but this nicely balanced, lively wine will need at least a couple of years to unfold and put on weight. Finishes with sneaky persistence and a late note of bitter chocolate. Score: 89 Source: Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar
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