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Santa Julia Magna Familia Zuccardi Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2008 Wine Review

Santa Julia Magna Familia Zuccardi Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2008

Santa Julia Magna Familia Zuccardi Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2008

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score: 4.5/5

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Price: $14.95

Product #: 93799

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Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Santa Julia

Agent: Dionysus Wines & Spirits Ltd.

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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: A blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, the 2008 Magna displays a cavalcade of aromas: ripe raspberries, vanilla, peppery spice, cherries, cinnamon and mocha notes all make appearances. It’s dry with a medium to full body. Flavours of crushed berries, spices and smoky oak are balanced by a good core of acidity and medium tannins, all leading to a long spicy finish. My note: Gorgeous depth and length of flavor in this luxuriously rich and delicious red. This wine is a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Malbec and 10% Syrah.

Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah food pairings: grilled sage-and-onion sausages.

This was reviewed January 23, 2010 by

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