Wines included in this case are:
Kaiken Terroir Series (Mendoza, Argentina)
(80% Malbec , 15% Bonarda, 5% Petit Verdot)
Deep purple in colour, this wine has well-defined aromas of raspberries, plums & blackberries along with herbal nuances. The palate displays the silky tannins of Malbec framed by the structure and freshness of Petit Verdot & culminates in a lingering finish
Amalaya, Calchaquí Valley Malbec (Calchaquí Valley, Salta, Argentina)
(85% Malbec , 10% Tannat, 5% Petit Verdot)
Deep ruby red in colour with a purple hue, this wine displays intense fruity red berry aromas of raspberries, floral notes & a touch of spice & chocolate. Well structured, fresh & fruity on the palate with soft, rounded tannins & a velvety long finish
Finca Flichman Caballero de la Cepa, Malbec Reserve (Mendoza, Argentina)
This wine is ruby red in colour with blue hues. The aroma is perfumed & complex – a combination of violets, cherries & oak spice. On the palate, it is concentrated with blackberries, ripe plums & tobacco leaves. Sweet, ripe tannins balance the fruit
Altos Las Hormigas, Mendoza Malbec Clásico (Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina)
Pioneers of a more elegant style of Malbec – fresh, perfumed and refined – the winemakers at Altos Las Hormigas practice biodynamic viticulture and adopt a minimal interventionist approach in the winery to ensure their wine stays true to its place of origin.
This Malbec is deep violet-red in colour. The nose displays characteristic notes of red fruits, plums, strawberries & subtle notes of peppermint. This wine is all about freshness – the palate is supple and juicy, with soft but structured tannins & a long finish.
Causse du Théron, `Terrasse` Cahors Malbec (Cahors, South West France)
The ‘Terrasse’ has ripe kirsch aromas on the nose with hints of candied fruit. On the palate, this wine has fresh acidity & delicate tannins with flavours of ripe blueberries. The finish is long and perfumed
Bodega Colomé `Lote Especial`, `Finca Colomé` (Molinos, Salta, Argentina)
From a single plot planted at 2300 metres above sea level in the Calchaqui Valley, this Malbec is bright purple in colour with black fruit aromas & a hint of spice & black pepper. In the glass, it is concentrated and complex with round tannins & a long finish