Monday, 22 October 2007

TN : Cadus Malbec 2004, Single Vineyard, Bodegas Nieto Senetiner, Mendoza, Argentina

This wine is 100% Malbec. It was sourced from the Agrelo vineyard in the region of Lujan de Cuyor in Mendoza. The age of the vineyard is 32 years and is 1050 metres above sea-level. The production is 50 quintals per hectare. "Cadus" comes from the latin word meaning barrel.

The Bodega was founded in 1888.

This was imported by Monowine Sweden AB (though strangely no mention of it is made on their web site !).

Colour : Dark blueberry

Aroma : Dark fruits, spice, savoury, violets

Taste : Violets, dark fruits, blueberry, drying tanins on finish, spice, lacking acidity, a bit flabby

Alcohol : 15%

Price : 229 SEK

Mark : B-

Website : Bodegas Nieto Senetiner
Website : MondoWine Sweden AB

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