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Zolo Classic Fincas Patagónicas Malbec 2012 Wine Review

Zolo Classic Fincas Patagónicas Malbec 2012

Zolo Classic Fincas Patagónicas Malbec 2012

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Zolo

Agent: DB Wine & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Top me up! You can’t argue with a wine this delicious at this price point … and if you do, you haven’t had enough of it. Rich, full-bodied with luscious blackberry and plum aromas. Yum. Blackberries and smoke on the finish. More please.

Malbec food pairings: spare ribs, steak fajitas, lamb cutlets, stir-fry tenderloin, grilled burgers, pork chops.

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This Zolo Classic Fincas Patagónicas Malbec 2012 was reviewed on August 17, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The ZOLO MALBEC 2012 is quite enjoyable. This full bodied wine has aromas of rasberry, blackberry and floral notes. A very smooth wine with flavours of dark fruit and rasberries. 89/100 – tasted August 18, 2013
Malbec’s dominant position as Argentina’s signature red is well established in the minds (not to mention the palates) of wine lovers across the globe. This example is made in an approachable and quaffable style that suggests layered blackberry and tar aromas and flavours with a light tannic touch on the finish. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, Oct. 2012

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