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Château Pineraie Malbec Merlot 2006 Wine Review

Château Pineraie Malbec Merlot 2006

Château Pineraie Malbec Merlot 2006

A.C., Cahors, France

Community Score:87/100

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2010-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Château Pineraie

Agent: M.C.O.

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Vintages Wine Panel: What is Malbec like when it’s at home? Perhaps more famous these days in its Argentine incarnation, the dark beauty is enjoying a renaissance in its French hometown, Cahors. Pineraie’s version, blended with a smaller amount of Merlot, is beautifully constructed, exhibiting great balance, intensity and length. It’s medium bodied, with aromas and flavours of raspberry, blueberry and blackberry, with mineral notes and a touch of lemony celery seed. My note: A big, black bruiser of a wine that gives you a full-bodied whomp of flavour, yum! Blackberries, smoke, tar and spice. It’s a heady mix that needs to be served alongside a big steak or hamburger.

Malbec Merlot food pairings: jambalaya, steak, hamburger.

This Château Pineraie Malbec Merlot 2006 was reviewed on July 24, 2010 by Natalie MacLean

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