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Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2013 Wine Review

Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2013

Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2013

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Trapiche

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 95/100

A wine for hedonists: layered, complex, juicy and sumptuous. Aromas of fleshy black plums and smoke. Pair with prime rib.

Malbec food pairings: roasted game meats, tourtière, boeuf bourguignon.

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This Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2013 was reviewed on March 30, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Tania Thomas - CSW, WSET ADV rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

This stunning Argentinian Malbec at an incredible value hails from Mendoza’s Uco Valley. Beautifully articulated notes of ripe black cherries and plums with layers of dark fruit and mocha. Vinified in opulent style, it displays great structure and impressive fruit density. Fresh and vibrant palate with fine, silky tannins and well-balanced acidity. Closes in a lovely, long, elegant finish. Fantastic companion for grilled meats and charcuterie. Tasted February 2017. Tania Thomas – www.taniathomas.com.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Incredible! So tangy and tasty with amazing value. Bargain hunters may want to buy a case or two! Deeply concentrated purple. A big and bold declared 14.5% ABV. Perceived as high alcohol. Dense dark fruit on the nose and palate of plum, blackberry, dark chocolate. Great structure with high acidity. Well balanced. Medium plus tannins. Pair with roasted poultry dinners or pork tenderloin. Tasted the 2013 vintage on Malbec world day 2017. 93 points.
Argentina's Flagship red wine grape, Malbec, shines in Trapiche's Gran Medalla (2013) from Mendoza. Lots of floral notes, ending in lavender. Blackberry crunch and white pepper on the mid-palate. This Malbec has a zesty acidity balancing fruit and tannins. - Community Wine Reviews



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