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Astica Malbec Rosé 2016 Wine Review

Astica Malbec Rosé 2016

Astica Malbec Rosé 2016

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $7.95

Drink: 2015-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Rosés

Winery: Astica

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

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Reviews and Ratings

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

The name 'Astica' is a reference to the florality of the wine. It's made from 100% Malbec fermented at cold temperatures to full dryness.
Previous versions I observed weremore salmon-pink. This one has a more deep red and pink tone.
Lots of lavender, oolong tea, rosehip, cherry, and red apple skin.
The texture in this wine comes from cold skin contact for an extended period. It has some juicy acidity too. Cherry, strawberry, red eating grapes, more herbal tea notes on the finish.
Incredible value here, though it is simple. Aromatic and refreshing. Have it with calamari or a cobb salad.
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Bright salmon with a copper hue. A fantastic rosé at a great value price point. Nectarine, canned mandarin oranges, blood orange and strawberry. Fruit forward with barely perceivable tannins. Light bodied. Well balanced. Crowd pleasing appeal. Great acidity. Unbelievable price point for quality. An excellent Buy by the case option for summertime lounging, cottage time and patio season. Pairs well with summer salads, chicken burgers and drinking well on its own. Tasted April 2017. 89 points

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