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Yauquen Bodega Ruca Malen Bonarda 2012 Wine Review

Yauquen Bodega Ruca Malen Bonarda 2012

Yauquen Bodega Ruca Malen Bonarda 2012

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $14.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Yauquen

Agent: Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Lots of campfire smoke and mocha on this robust red wine from generous oak aging. Black fruit, smoke and tar notes through the core. Cries out for a rare steak.

Bonarda food pairings: steak fajitas.

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This Yauquen Bodega Ruca Malen Bonarda 2012 was reviewed on January 4, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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If you haven't discovered Bonarda - the *other* signature red from Argentina - then what're you waiting for? This one is red velvet cake in a glass, with sweet-and-earthy cherry, plum and strawberry fruit and a super smooth texture. There's a gentle tug of tannin on the finish. Excellent value; definitely a great opportunity to try Bonarda for you rookies out there. Source: Vintages Wine Ratings and Reviews, Nov. 2013

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