Chakana Malbec 2016

Chakana Malbec 2016
$27.99
$26.59

SKU 42618

750ml

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Appearance: The color is deep purple, very intense, quite what you expect from Malbec. Aroma: Plum, brambly berries, spices and an iris/violet note are apparent on the nose. Flavor: Intense, fruity flavors with velvety tannins. Pairings: Excellent with roasted meats, duck, salad, pasta, pizza.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Argentina, Mendoza, Lujan de Cuyo
Brand Chakana
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Wine AdvocateI find the 2016 Estate Selection Malbec to be riper and oakier, with a dusty palate where the abundant chalky tannins give it a powdery texture. It comes from Paraje Altamira, and only 20% of the wine matured in 225-liter oak barrels. However, it feels like that élevage marked the blend quite a lot. 90,000 bottles produced.

Luis Gutierrez, June 2018

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