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2016 Santa Julia Malbec "Reserva"

Santa Julia 2016 Reserva Malbec

Winery: Santa Julia

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Reserva"

Wine Category: Malbec

Grape blend: 100% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Uco Valley

State or country: Argentina

Price: $13

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (88)

Review date: June 9, 2018

Wine Review: This opaque and dark ruby colored Malbec from the Uco Valley is a very good value. It opens with a pomegranate and plum bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and juicy. The flavor profile is a tart cherry and stony mineral blend with hints of black tea and black raspberry. The finish is dry and its flavors and gentle acidity drift away nicely. This Malbec is food friendly and would pair nicely with a bacon burger. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Dark violet with blue hues. Nose of ripe red and black fruits such as cherries, plums, and blackberries. Notes of vanilla, chocolate, and snuff. Medium-bodied flavor, with soft tannins and balanced acidity with a fruity and spicy finish.

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