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For Malbec World Day – Trapiche Estacion 1883 Malbec 2011, Mendoza, Argentina April 17, 2015 at 8:12 am

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Trapiche Estacion 1883 Malbec 2011, Mendoza, Argentina (£14.49 Swift Wines, Templar Wines, Dalziel and Vine, Grand Cru Company, Italian Continental, Mumbles Fine Wines, Vintage House, Village Wines, Cotswold Vintners, Hard To Find Wines, Zelas, Chordale Wine Merchant)
Puts the accent more on the deep, fleshy, meaty side of Malbec, but while I like the velvety intensity, the berry fruit veers slightly too much towards the baked and jammy, and it misses out on the freshness and fragrance. OK rather than fine. B

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