N/ Smoked black cherry. Smoldering campfire. Acidic, crushed river rocks. A reduction sauce made from steeped violets. Earthy beets. Incense.
T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Smoked black cherries and light chocolate. Lightly smoked black earth and burlap juice.
Winemaker = Felipe Stahlschmidt
http://www.catenawines.com/ (I had a spectacular visit to the facility a couple years back = a do-not-miss if you are in Argentina)
Also of note…. this is Catena’s most affordable Malbec… their higher end offerings are the stuff of legend.
Price = $9.99
Rating = A- / B+