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Bodegas Salentein Malbec 2002

Member Review by RobertoPatriarca:

"12 meses em barricas de carvalho. WineSpectator : 88 pontos (2001)

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Bodega Salentein:
The magnificent bodega, designed for both form and function in the shape of a cross, allows for customized gentle handling of the grapes, reducing the distance wine needs to be moved between winemaking steps. Each of the wings is a small winery with two levels-a ground level that houses stainless steel tanks and French wooden vats for fermentation and storage, and an underground level for aging... Read more
The magnificent bodega, designed for both form and function in the shape of a cross, allows for customized gentle handling of the grapes, reducing the distance wine needs to be moved between winemaking steps. Each of the wings is a small winery with two levels-a ground level that houses stainless steel tanks and French wooden vats for fermentation and storage, and an underground level for aging wine in oak casks. The two levels allow wine to flow from the tanks to the barrels by a traditional gravity transfer system. The four wines converge in a circular central chamber.which resembles an amphitheater and was inspired by ancient classical temples. Read less

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Snooth User: RobertoPatriarca
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3.00 5
07/30/2009

"12 meses em barricas de carvalho. WineSpectator : 88 pontos (2001)


Snooth User: JasonInLasVegas
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3.00 5
09/19/2009

Preface all that I say with "I am not a Malbec lover." However, I am a lover of Big reds. And for the intensity, inky dark fruit color and big flavors this wine imparts, alone, I give it 1/2 way to lovin' it. (and who knows what the second glass will bring.)

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