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Rothschild & Catena

Argentina and Chile, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, Amancaya, Gran Reserva, Bodegas Caro, Les Domaines Barons De Rothschild (Lafite) (Chile) & Catena (Argentina), Mendoza, 2010

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Red blend of: 65% Malbec and 35% Cabernet Sauvignon. C/ Her color is deep, dark blueberry juice and squid inky with brick dust hues. Gorgeous. N/ She fronts with an intense flint, gunpowder, and mineral blast. Then comes a deep black fruits and blueberry stew with violets and more rock elements at play. A touch […]

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Argentina, Malbec, Aruma, Bodegas Caro, Rothschild (Chile) & Catena (Argentina), Mendoza, 2010

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Color/ Unlike any Malbec I’ve seen before. No beautiful, almost translucent, neon purple hue on the rim, but instead – deep, dark black and blue, squid ink. Nose/ Immediately after decant she starts with a fairly aggressive barnyardy, almost Brettanomyces, aromas. These subside after the first 30 minutes to reveal deep, dark black fruits, thick […]

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