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Martino Wines 'Tributo A Norcelo' Malbec, Argentina
88 Points

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Vintage: 2019
BC Private Wine Stores: $21.99 Everything Wine

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -46324
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WineScores' Review

Smooth, young, tart.
Exclusive to Everything Wine, this young Malbec comes from nearly 30-year-old vines plated in Barrancas, Maipu, in Mendoza. It leads with blackberry and raspberry jam, licorice, vanilla and has undertones of blueberry pop-tarts and concord grapes. The palate entry is smooth and the fruit is sweet yet tart to start, the second wave of flavours on the mid palate turn to bitter chocolate, roasted espresso and blackened spices; it finishes with tobacco.
A lot of bitterness here--the nose and palate are not harmonious.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-05-17 20:12:53.0


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