TOP END MALBECS - Mixed case
Discover the diversity of this glorious grape variety, also at the TOP END. Argentina is a huge country, with various wine regions who give a unique character to all their wines. Even more so to its' most distinctive and unique grape variety: MALBEC.
We have prepared a mixed case with 6 TOP END wines which come from different producers and regions within Argentina, giving each wine its own personality, within the so acclaimed malbec style.
From Patagonia, one of the southernmost wine regions in the world:
1- Octava Bassa malbec (100%) 2017@ £ 32.00 discounted from £ 37.49 - From Tunuyan 1,050 mtrs high - 96 pts James Suckling
Sensuality that is reminiscent of the richness of the low registers Born of two creators motivated by interlaced passions: Marcelo Pelleriti, winemaker and musician Pedro Aznar, musician and sommelier.
The top of the range malbec from Tapiz winery has so dark and intense colours that they named it Black tears. This wine has an intense red-violet colour. The nose is delicate, with aromas of violet flowers, menthol, spices and black fruits. In the mouth, ripe and structured tannins, and liquorice notes. Long and persistent finish. Exceptional specimen!
This wine has a touch of Petit Verdot (2%) and Cabernet Franc (2%). Clear and bright in colour, ranging from red to violet. Aromas of lilacs, violets and red berries on the nose. It has a long lasting, elegant finish with mature tannins.
4- Gran Malbec de Potrero 2016 @ £ 19.99 discounted from £ 23.99 - From Gualtallary, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
From Patagonia, the southernmost region in Sout America:
5- Malma Family Reserve Malbec 2020 @ £ 17.99 - Bodega Malma, Patagonia, Argentina - Tim Atkin - 90 points, Silver medal - Wines of Argentina Awards 2016
Malbec (100%)Aged in oak. Intense violet-red color. Aromas of ripe plums and blackberries with soft notes of violets. The palate shows ripe fruits, prunes, with hints of spice and vanilla. A classy wine for special dinner occasions or popular as a gift. Great with game, steak and seasoned poultry.
From Salta in the North of Argneinta – 1,700 mtrs high
6- Laborum Malbec Single Vineyard 2019 @ £ 24.99 - Cafayate Valley, Salta, Argentina
Malbec (100%) 12 months in new oak barrels 70% French and 30% American - Intense ruby red, vibrant, with violet notes. Ripe red fruit with hints of dark cherry and violets, along with subtle toasty and smoky tones from the French and American oak. Intense attack, medium structure, with balanced acidity The tannins are round and sweet, with a long, pleasant finish.