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Bodega Carmine Granata Tradicional Oak Cask Malbec 2007

Bodega Carmine Granata Tradicional Oak Cask Malbec 2007

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Intense aromas of raspberry, red cherry, plum and red currant. The oak adds hints of vanilla, coffee and tobacco. In the palate, different layers of flavors; at the front, it starts with bright red fruit and spices; in the mid palate, the fruit and meaty flavors open up; at last, it has a long lasting finish with balanced tannins and leather notes. Recommended foods: grilled meats, lamb chops, steaks and hearty foods.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Argentina, Mendoza, Lujan de Cuyo
Brand Bodega Carmine Granata
Alcohol/vol 14.1%
  • we89

Wine EnthusiastSweet on the nose, with licorice and black pepper dust along with ripe black fruit aromas. The palate is deep and pure, with black fruit flavors and a slightly syrupy underbelly. Burns a little on the finish, with spice and fig flavors providing depth and character. 416 cases produced.

Michael Schachner, August 1, 2011
  • ws83

Wine SpectatorToasty and lightly firm, with a cocoa frame holding sway over softening plum and cherry skin notes. Drink now.

James Molesworth, 2011