This wine comes from the Bodega El Esteco winery in the Salta province of Argentina. The winery was created in 1892 u...Read more...
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Starts with rubbery, intense aromas, but with breathing it settles on earthy berry fruit and oak-driven coffee. The mouthfeel is good and shows nic... Read more
Deeply colored; spice box, plum, and black cherry aromas; layered and succulent, lengthy. Read more
Red-ruby. Black cherry candy, currant and licorice on the nose. Juicy dark fruit flavors come across as a bit tanky today but nonetheless easy to d... Read more
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Starts with rubbery, intense aromas, but with breathing it settles on earthy berry fruit and oak-driven coffee. The mouthfeel is good and shows nice lemony acids, while the flavors vascillate between tangy/floral and herbal blackberry. Sweet, concentrated and rich on the finish, with a lasting wave of mocha.
Deeply colored; spice box, plum, and black cherry aromas; layered and succulent, lengthy.
Red-ruby. Black cherry candy, currant and licorice on the nose. Juicy dark fruit flavors come across as a bit tanky today but nonetheless easy to drink, with good juicy acidity giving the wine a light touch. This relies more on its acidity than on its tannins for structure.
The 2007 Don David Malbec was aged in French and American oak for 12 months. It reveals notes of cedar, spice box, mineral, black cherry and black raspberry in its excellent nose. On the palate it offers elegance, spicy flavors, excellent balance and a lengthy finish. It is a very good value.
From the deep color to the volume of tannins, everything about this wine is concentrated and strong. While the structure is massive, it leaves plenty of room for sweet, juicy black fruit.
Smooth and consistent Malbec from Cafayate is what Michel Torino is all about. Don David is a higher-aiming effort, and while it shows a touch of northern Argentinarsquo;s herbal, sun-affected characteristics, itrsquo;s also a well-balanced, formulaic Malbec that hits all the markers: good color, nice body, friendly tannins and plenty of oak.
This wine comes from the Bodega El Esteco winery in the Salta province of Argentina. The winery was created in 1892 under the name Michel Torino Bros La Rosa Wineries. In 1994, it was sold to Félix Lávaque, a winemaker who in turn sold it to a Swiss group that gave the company the image it has today: a premium winemaker. The Coleccion Malbec has distinct plum aromas typical of this variety, that are enhanced by oaky notes. This wine has generous spicy and fruity flavours, good body and well integrated soft tannins that give a round finish. The nose is intensely aromatic with a presence of plums and cherries like cassis. This Malbec is easy to drink and very enjoyable and would be fantastic with steak and other grilled meats.
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