Santa Julia Malbec Rosé


I have had this wine twice in recent weeks, as we are in the midst of an actual summer in England, with sunshine and everything, and it’s been very good.  I’m a fan of Zuccardi wines, following a trip to Mendoza. The fact that Mendoza produces any wine is pretty miraculous – it’s in the middle of treeless desert. Man has had to conquer the landscape to make it productive – thank goodness it happened; the wine is awesome…

Tasting notes: This is full bodied, punchy rosé from Malbec grown at altitudes up to 1,000 metres. Red fruit and cherry nose. The finish is juicy. Good summer drinking.

Wine Colour – Rose
Price – £7.50
Where do I get it from? Sainsburys
Current Vintage – 2017
Producer – Zuccardi
Grape – 100% Malbec
Region/Country – Mendoza/Argentina
Points – 90

Food Pairing: This wine should be drunk in the sunshine – very well chilled, no food needed.

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