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Kaiken 'Ultra' Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
93 Points

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Vintage: 2014
BC Private Wine Stores: $25.0 + price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -920793
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WineScores' Review

Outstanding, seamless, impressive.
Part of the Montes portfolio, this Kaiken Ultra is an outstanding Malbec in a sea of quality sameness.
Blackberries and leather, spiced mocha and licorice, grilled herbs and dried violet aromas dominate the nose. It is a seamlessly constructed wine; sweet black berries, espresso, star anise and spice flavours lead to a chocolaty finish. A powerful, bordering on brooding red with excellent concentration, impressive freshness and textural but fine grape tannins.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cellar Keepers

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2017-08-30 18:30:19.0


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