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2018 Maal Malbec "Biutiful"

Maal 2018 Biutiful Malbec

Winery: Maal

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Biutiful"

Wine Category: Malbec

Grape blend: 100% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Mendoza

State or country: Argentina

Price: $22

Cases produced: 6,568

KWG Score: 90.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: September 20, 2020

Wine Review: This midnight purple colored Malbec from the Campo Los Andes region of Mendoza is very good. It opens with a fragrant blackberry bouquet with notes of licorice and stewed plum. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and lush for a Malbec. The flavor profile is a graphite and stewed plum blend with notes of blackberry, cherry and black licorice. I also detected hints of black tea and cocoa powder. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins stick around for a very long time. This wine certainly over-delivers for its price point. This is a bolder style of Malbec, so I would let it breath for a bit. Then I would pair it with braised short ribs. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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