Funda a red wine grape varietal : The Malbec

June 10th, 2016

TGIFunda a red wine grape varietal winestars. We are slap bam in the middle of the winter so why don’t you chill out on the couch tomorrow, make a roast and catch up on some reading with a glass in hand. This weeks funda a red grape varietal is the bold and beautiful
MALBEC
( Marl-bec)
APPEARANCE
If picked fully ripe, the resulting wine is a deep black colour, while more ruby or deep purple when picked a little less ripe.
SMELL
Cherry and spice on the nose, following through to the palate.
TASTE
Plummy, meaty wine, with intense raspberry and mulberry fruit undertones
ORIGIN
France
AGEING
Five years
FOOD PAIRING
Light stews, roasts and Italian food.
SERVING TEMPERATURE
Between 17º and 18º C.
SAMPLE
Vrede en Lust Mocholate Malbec 2015
13.5%
R99
Blaauwklippen Cultivar Selection Malbec 2011
14.5%
R83
Mood setting: Roast rack of lamb and ratatouille
Mood song: José James – Come To My Door (Taylor McFerrin Remix)
Cheers Winefundis until next time
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