Chakana 2012 Estate Selection Malbec
100% Malbec | Alc: 14.5% – Big and Bold
Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
Plum, brambly berries, spices and an iris/violet note are apparent on the nose. Intense fruity flavors with velvety tannins.
Excellent with roasted meats, duck, salad, pasta, pizza.
“Chakana-s 2012 Malbec Estate (100% Malbec aged in new and used French oak for 18 months) exhibits a dense, saturated ruby/purple color along with a sweet perfume of charcoal, white chocolate, blueberries and blackberries intermixed with hints of forest floor and spring flowers. A wine of delicacy, suppleness and full-bodied power as well as tremendous harmony and purity, it will provide pleasure over the next 7-8 years.” 92 Pts – Robert Parker
“Good bright red-ruby. Musky aromas of blackberry, blueberry, licorice and bitter chocolate. Dense, thick and plush but not at all overly sweet. The dark berry flavors are accented by a subtle herbal quality. This seamless malbec finishes with sweet tannins and noteworthy persistence. Superconsultant Alberto Antonini advises here.” 90 Pts – Stephen Tanzer
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