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El Enemigo Malbec 2015

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El Enemigo Malbec 2015
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SKU 26349

750ml

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Aromas: Rich and concentrated, it offers aromas of black fruit, cherry and dark berryfruit on the nose, Flavor: A full-bodied wine with flavors of spice, blackberry, black cherry, pepper and a slight floral character. The finish is elegant and lengthy. Pairings: Pair this wine with rodizio, Lyonnaise sauces, grilled steaks, and barbecued ribs.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Argentina, Mendoza
Brand El Enemigo
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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Wine AdvocateFermented with full clusters, the 2015 El Enemigo Malbec feels a bit closed and has a reductive personality, so decanting in advance could be a good idea. It's taken from four hectares in the Adrianna Vineyard in Gualtallary and was co-fermented with a bit of Cabernet Franc. This is a serious, subtle and mineral Malbec, with some austerity and a nicely textured palate. This is a serious red, only eclipsed by the Gran Enemigo bottlings. It's not really about the variety, even though it has the best Malbec grapes, as they do not have any other pure Malbec; it's mineral and precise, vertical and very fresh for 2015. 22,800 bottles produced.

Luis Gutierrez, June 2018
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Wine SpectatorA big, strapping red, with concentrated flavors of dark plum, cherry and baker's chocolate that are supported by pliant acidity and tannins. Cedary notes mix with plenty of spice on the long, complex finish. Drink now through 2022. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 6,000 cases made.

Kim Marcus, December 2017
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Wine EnthusiastAromas of tire rubber mix with plum and berry on a rustic nose. This wine displays a strong grip but also shearing tartaric acidity. Smoky plum and berry flavors suggest char and hickory, finishing spicy and savory. Drink through 2020

Michael Schachner, December 2017