Malbec is an old French grape variety that is mainly grown in South America – Argentina today and produces wonderfully strong – bodied grapes with velvety blackberry flavors.
Trapiche Oak Cask Malbec
It is the star of Argentina and this wine is the stage. This is how you could describe the Trapiche Oak Cask Malbec. The most important grape of the South American country comes with this wine with deep dark color and wonderfully expressive flavors. Fully ripe blackberries, so ripe that you almost crush them when you pick them, determine the bouquet. Sour cherries, black pepper and nuances of juniper complement the palate, the Trapiche Oak Cask Malbec is wonderfully dense, tart nature. Towards the final, it flatters himself more and more. Soft tannins and a fruit acid receive the flavors of the nose.
Catenas Malbec from the Alamos line is simply splendid. The grapes come from younger vineyards that are selected according to the family’s strict criteria. As with the lines, hand-picking the grapes is mandatory. Correspondingly expressive, this Alamos Malbec is moderately aged in French and American oak. The scent hints of herbs, blackberries, cassis, violets and leather, the juicy fruit is accompanied by fine tannins, the finish is remarkably long and rich in nuances. Very harmonious and great value for money.
Kaiken Mai The First A.Montes Malbec
The Montes Kaiken Malbec has a deep dark, almost black-violet color. Its opulent bouquet of blueberries and black currants is underlined by fine dark chocolate flavors, vanilla and coffee. The taste of the Kaiken Malbec is as juicy, very excellently structured. On the palate, the dark fruits dominate, supported by gentle tannins, which accompanied a dreamlike and long final. The Kaiken Malbec is an exceptional wine for little money. On a scale of 1-5, the wine would get a straight 5 from us. Drink the Kaiken Malbec with white meat, grilled vegetables and blue cheese.
Dieter Meier Puro Malbec
The Puro Malbec reveals a still youthful, deep red with violet highlights in the glass. The scent is very nice, an open, fragrant bouquet with lots of fresh berry fruit alongside notes of ripe morello cherries and a hint of coffee. On the palate, the Puro Malbec is powerful and at the same time pleasantly accessible, clearly characterized by grape varieties, with lots of juicy fruit such as plums and gently ripened tannins in the finish of the Puro Malbec. The conditions in this part of Argentina are almost perfect for the grapes. Not least thanks to the vintners’ foliage work, the mostly small-berry grapes develop a beautiful, deep color, rich varietal flavors and excellent acidity values. This wine is the accompaniment to meatloaf, grilled steaks and chops. It also goes well with spicy pasta or vegetable dishes.
Altocedro Año Cero Malbec
Intense, ruby red color. Smell of dark berries and subtle vanilla. Complex and dry taste with soft round tannins. Juicy fruit with well integrated alcohol and a harmonious taste.
Trapiche Broquel Malbec
Flavors of black fruit jam and liqueur, with hints of smoke and chocolate. Tannins, long and pleasant finish. The hand-picked grapes are completely stripped of their stems. Fermentation takes place for at least 25 days of 23 to 25 degrees. Then 15 months of aging in new French and American oak barrels. Goes well with pasta and mushroom sauce, grilled red meat, roasts and cheese.