Silkscarf Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Wine Review

Silkscarf Malbec Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada (VQA)
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BC Product #: 11111


 
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2011-2015
Sweetness: Dry
Wine Type: Red Wine

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

Silkscarf's Malbec Cabernet is a testatment to the winery's name -- a silkscarf of plum, prune, raisin, mocha flavours, velvety tannins and long finish -- lovely with duck or gamebirds. The wine has sat in French and American oak barrels for over 14 months and this treatment has given this red wine a perceived sweetness from the oak. The question with this wine, as with most red wines, is to decant or not to decant -- that is the question many wine lovers ask. I decant my reds because I like to bring forth the fruit flavours in a red wine, or perhaps to release some of the sulphur compounds that typically build up in reds, or simply to rest the wine and have it open up before a meal. Silkscarf suggests this wine be decanted up to four hours. For me, it's at its peak at two. However, I do run the wine through a wine aerator (Decantus Classic) beforehand which speeds up the process for impatient wine drinkers. Cheers and Enjoy!

 
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