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Layer Cake Malbec 2009 Wine Review

Layer Cake Malbec 2009

Layer Cake Malbec 2009

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $21.95

Product #: 219287

Drink: 2009-2014



 

Alcohol: 14.9%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Layer Cake

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Layer Cake is, in part, a tribute to winemaker Jayson Woodbridge’s grandfather who said that when it’s properly made, wine “is like a great layer cake.” Granddad would certainly have approved of this complex and layered offering. Coffee, blackberry, plum and spice aromas abound. Dry, with black fruit, spice, mocha and raspberry tones, nicely integrated medium tannins, a creamy mid-palate and good fruit on the medium-long finish. Offer your guests a slice. My note: Mocha dark chocolate melts into plush plums and fleshy blackberries. Some espresso and vanilla smoke on the finish.

Malbec food pairings: grilled steak, barbecued back ribs.

This was reviewed May 28, 2011 by

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Bella Mcdowell rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Spicy nose with dark berries. Tastes of blackberry, plum, dark chocolate with a smooth, spicy finish. Very interesting wine that makes you want to come back for another sip...and of course I always do!
Cheryl Cottrell-Smith rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

If you're a fan of sweeter reds, Layer Cake's Argentinian Malbec is the wine for you. Fruity, full-bodied, and tinged with chocolatey hints, I find that this wine pairs best with red meats, which help to balance out the inherent sweetness.
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