Santa Julia Malbec.

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Malbec is everywhere, and here is yet another – however this one bares the name of Zuccardi (albeit discretely); excellent producers of Argentinian wines. Their wines are produced responsibly, organically and fairly – which is important in what is essentially a developing world economy.

Tasting notes: Notes of cherry, plum and spice. Excellent velvety mouth-feel. Full bodied, but smooth, not tannic – robust enough for all red meat dishes. At a good price point for Malbec, this will compete with market leader Trivento

Region of Origin – Mendoza
Wine Colour – Red
Price – £8.99
Where do I get it from? – Waitrose, Sainsburys (£1 cheaper…)
Current Vintage – 2016
Type of Closure – Screw top
Bottle size – 750ml
Grape – 100% Malbec
Country – Argentina
Points – 91
Food Pairings: Went very well with beef stew and polenta chips. In August…

 

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