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2007 Trapiche Malbec "Oak Cask"

Winery: Trapiche

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Oak Cask"

Wine Category: Malbec

Grape blend: 100% Malbec

Region: Mendoza

State or country: Argentina

Price: $12

Cases produced: 65,000

KWG Score: 86.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Good (86)

Review date: May 15, 2010

Wine Review: This very dark purple colored Malbec is a pleasant everyday option. It opens with a mild oak and faint blackberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and easy going. The flavor profile is a gentle oak and plum combination with a hint of black cherry. The finish is dry and its dusty tannins are sticky and linger for a while. This very affordable Malbec is a perfect burger wine. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Intense red color with violet hints. The wine shows sweet aromas of blackberry and plum with a touch of black pepper, an elegant touch of smoke and vanilla comes from the oak aging. There is a velevety texture, soft tannins and long finish.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Trapiche 2007 Oak Cask Malbec.

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