Posts Tagged: malbec

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2012 Mairena Malbec. Mendoza, Argentina. 13.9%

Vineyards at 1000m altitude. 6 months in French oak. Ripe fruits of red cherry and plum with a refreshing tart cranberry crunch. Turkish delight notes along with coffee, cloves and liquorice add a nice savoury edge. Lick of vanilla from

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2012 Mairena Malbec. Mendoza, Argentina. 13.9%

Vineyards at 1000m altitude. 6 months in French oak. Ripe fruits of red cherry and plum with a refreshing tart cranberry crunch. Turkish delight notes along with coffee, cloves and liquorice add a nice savoury edge. Lick of vanilla from

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2005 Robertson of Clare “Max V”. Clare Valley. 13.5%

Blend of the 5 classic Bordeaux varieties with 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13.5% Malbec, 10.5% Merlot, 5.5% Cabernet Franc, 4.5% Petit Verdot.     What drew me to this wine 5 years ago was a huge 18/20 score and very positive comments

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2005 Robertson of Clare “Max V”. Clare Valley. 13.5%

Blend of the 5 classic Bordeaux varieties with 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13.5% Malbec, 10.5% Merlot, 5.5% Cabernet Franc, 4.5% Petit Verdot.     What drew me to this wine 5 years ago was a huge 18/20 score and very positive comments

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2007 Frankland Estate “Olmo’s Reward”. Take 2.

My records show that I opened up one almost a year ago on the 12th April 2013. This is what I thought about it then. Blend of 46% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc, 9% Malbec Mature ruby in colour with deep

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2007 Frankland Estate “Olmo’s Reward”. Take 2.

My records show that I opened up one almost a year ago on the 12th April 2013. This is what I thought about it then. Blend of 46% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Franc, 9% Malbec Mature ruby in colour with deep

Wine Century Meeting #5

The fifth wine century challenge saw us back at Bad Apples Bar on the 24th September 2013. This time the guys at Bad Apples Bar presented a range of wines where all but one were sourced from Untapped Fine wines.

Wine Century Meeting #5

The fifth wine century challenge saw us back at Bad Apples Bar on the 24th September 2013. This time the guys at Bad Apples Bar presented a range of wines where all but one were sourced from Untapped Fine wines.

Steves Fine Wine and Food 100 Point Wine Dinner. 4th September 2013

Hosted by Rob Breden of The Ventoux Wine Company and Stacey Sheppard of Untapped Fine Wines. Held in the intimate surrounds of Steves underground cellar. The idea of the night was to present wines that have a pedigree of achieving

Steves Fine Wine and Food 100 Point Wine Dinner. 4th September 2013

Hosted by Rob Breden of The Ventoux Wine Company and Stacey Sheppard of Untapped Fine Wines. Held in the intimate surrounds of Steves underground cellar. The idea of the night was to present wines that have a pedigree of achieving