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2005 Trivento Malbec "Golden Reserve"

Malbec

Winery: Trivento

Vintage: 2005

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Golden Reserve"

Wine Category: Malbec

Grape blend: 100% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mendoza

State or country: Argentina

Price: $18

Cases produced: 3,000

KWG Score: 90.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: March 29, 2008

Wine Review: This very dark ruby red wine seems to be a consistent performer. This year we had a chance to try it at the Boston Wine Expo. It opens with a very attractive blueberry like bouquet. On the palate, this medium bodied wine is round, has a dry mouthfeel, and juicy black raspberry favors with some spiciness. The finish is very dry, a touch acidic, and has long lingering tannins. I would really enjoy this wine with grilled barbeque steak tips. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Color: Purple red with deep violet tones. Bouquet: Berry fruits, plum jam, coffee and tobacco notes. Taste: Elegant and powerful on the palate with velvety tannins.

Organic status: not organic

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