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Salentein Malbec 2006 Wine Review

Salentein Malbec 2006

Salentein Malbec 2006

Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:90/100

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Price: $17.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Salentein

Agent: Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Bodegas Salentein’s winegrowers follow the precept of “nature plus nurture.” The verdant farmlands of Salentein are home not only to quality wine grapes, but also to livestock and a variety of fruit crops handled, as they put it, “with respect for ecology”. This 2006 Malbec is flavor-packed and easy to enjoy, showing dark berry and plum fruit heightened by smoky oak and mineral notes. My note: Generous black cherries on the nose followed by licorice, cedar, black plums and smoke. A terrific effort from this producer.

Malbec food pairings: beef wellington, prime rib steak, cheddar cheese, rack of lamb with rosemary, sausages.

This Salentein Malbec 2006 was reviewed on January 17, 2009 by Natalie MacLean

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