2006 Trapiche Federico Villafane Malbec

I found this wine to be intensely concentrated with complex layers, well worth the price point in my opinion. On the nose I got blueberry compote, berries in the hot sun right off the bush, pencil lead, spice, dusty tannins, cedar spice, cloves, and chocolate. In the mouth I found blueberry, blackberry, black cherry, chocolate, spice, earth, smoke, and vanilla cream. Overall, the wine had a juicy quality but with plenty of structure to spare. Like dessert in a glass!

WHO Federico Villafane
WHAT Malbec
WHERE Argentina
WHEN 2006
HOW MUCH $40 (note- this was a free media sample)

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