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Graffigna Grand Reserve Malbec 2011 Wine Review

Graffigna Grand Reserve Malbec 2011

Graffigna Grand Reserve Malbec 2011

San Juan, Argentina

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $17.00

Drink: 2012-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Graffigna

Agent: Corby Spirit And Wine Limited

Natalie's Score: 87/100

Fleshy dark fruit and toasty oak on the nose and palate. The 2011 vintage of Graffigna is quaffable, robust and well-priced. Pair this robust Argentine wine, made from the country's iconic red wine grape Malbec, with hearty meat dishes.

Malbec food pairings: steak, hamburgers, herbed chicken, hard cheese, turkey.

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This Graffigna Grand Reserve Malbec 2011 was reviewed on January 10, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 152520
  • $14.65 
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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Deep, rich colour is the first thing I notice about this spicy Malbec. Aromas include pepper, oak and cedar mingled with red fruit and berries. Spice comes through on the palate and the fruit is subtle, and the tannins are smooth. Medium bodied with medium finish. A great wine with ribs or anything on the BBQ.
Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Starting to show its age through complexity this Malbec has typical dark fruit, warming spices, and dark chocolate flavours with developing notes of leather and earth. Its tannic structure make this the perfect wine for pairing with your favourite BBQ beef or pork.
Drink now, or keep through 2016.
Date tasted: January 2015.
This Argentine red wine is aged for 12 months in oak barrels. The vines are planted at the foothills of the Andes Mountains. - Community Wine Reviews

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