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Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2010 Wine Review

Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2010

Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2010

Mendoza, Argentina

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Price: $13.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Norton

Agent: PMA Canada Ltd.

More Vintages: 2006 

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Yves Mailloux - CDGV reviewed this wine as follows:

Cépage: 100% Malbec
Code #: 860429 (SAQ)
Prix: 14,95$
Servir: 16-17° Celsius
Carafe: 15-20 min.

Cette maison qui possède 680 hectares de vignes fut fondée en 1895 par l'ingénieur anglais Sir Edmund James Palmer Norton alors qu'il participait à la construction de la ligne de chemin de fer entre la région de Mendoza et le Chili.

Ce vin provient de vignobles situés à plus de 1100 mètres d’altitude dans la région de Lujan de Cuyo, à Mendoza. L’âge des vignes est d’environ 40 ans. Les vendanges sont faites manuellement. Le vin est vieilli en barriques françaises pendant 12 mois.

Notes de dégustation:

On voit dès le départ à la couleur rubis violacé à quel cépage on a affaire. Les arômes de prune et de bleuet ne trompent pas également. Malgré la richesse de la matière, ce vin charnu procure une bouche souple, pleine et ronde qui se termine par une finale soyeuse passablement longue pour un vin de ce prix. Un vin qui appelle le bœuf à grands cris. Bon rapport qualité/prix.



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