Zolo Malbec Reserve 2009
I had this as part of a Argentinian tasting at a local wine store. Tannin tannin tannin. Overwhelmingly so. I wonder if this is acquired taste. For more on the tasting, please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/08/sd-wine-co-argentinian.htmlAdd winemaker's notes
Zolo is one of the signature wines produced by Fincas Patagonicas and Bodega Tapiz in Agrelo, Argentina. Fincas Patagonicas is considered one of the most technologically advanced wineries in the country. Zolo wines are produced as high quality single varietal releases that showcase regional grapes such as Malbec, Torrontes, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Bonarda.
I had this as part of a Argentinian tasting at a local wine store. Tannin tannin tannin. Overwhelmingly so. I wonder if this is acquired taste. For more on the tasting, please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/08/sd-wine-co-argentinian.html
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Aged for over 12 months in American Oak, this medium bodied Argentinian Malbec contains grapes sourced from four different estates in the wine rich Mendoza area. Wood smoke, black cherry, and mocha aromas accompany the interesting purple color.