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Salentein Portillo Malbec

Salentein Portillo Malbec: Wine Woman Pick: double Medal Winner 2013/14

Salentein Portillo Malbec

Price: ¥105

Bronze DecanterSilverSilver Medal Winner at Decanter Awards 2013 /Bronze 2014

Background: Malbec is a rather fortunate grape: having made the jumpBlack grapes to Argentina, it has found local conditions to suit it more than could have been hoped for. Back home in France it had been losing ground (literally) due to its many perceived weaknesses to disease and cold, but in the Argentine Mendoza region it has transformed itself into a national variety.   Some believe it may actually be a unique clone. Salentein Portillo Malbec hails from the Uco Valley, in Mendoza, a dry desert where plants really have to struggle for life, with pure mountain meltwater falling off the glistening high Andes.

It has an interesting ruby-red colour with violets tints. A wine of great structure, well-balanced acidity and a long finish. The nosewv is rich in fruits, with reminiscences of plum, black fruits and blackberries and violets. The attack is marked by soft and pleasant tannins, with a roundness at the finish and a strong fruity after-taste.

Perfect with pasta in a rich sauce.

Unknown red glass & bottle soft focusFrom Wikipedia: “Argentine Malbec wine is characterized by its deep colour and intense fruity flavours with a velvety texture. While it doesn’t have the tannic structure of a French Malbec, being more plush in texture, Argentine Malbecs have shown ageing potential similar to their French counterparts. The Mendoza region is the leading producer of Malbec in Argentina.”

Portillo Malbec is a steady favourite among our customers, particularly through the colder winter months. It is also a staple of the wine bars we supply, where the fruit forward style with supportive acidity is very welcome at this price.

others said:

Ruby-red wine with very intense purplish tints, displaying a fresh and fruity nose, enhanced by hints of plums, black berries and a touch of vanilla. Fresh fruit flavors, supported by sweet and round tannins, and good structure contributed by oak. Long and fruity finish. Enjoy with grilled meats, pasta, spicy dishes, and cheese.

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