Wednesday, 23 March 2011

TN : FLD Riglos Gran Malbec 2008, Mendoza, Argentina

Dario Werthein and Fabian Suffern together created Roglur winery.

This wine is 100% Malbec. The grapes for this wine were harvested on April 8th 2008. There were 16,516 bottles produced of this wine. The site for the grapes is located in Tupungato in the Uco Valley at 4000 feet above sea level. The wine was aged for 20 months in first use French oak barrels. The enologist was Pulqui Rodriguez Villa.

Colour : Dark blackberry

Aroma : Oak, plums, blackberry, violets, herbs, milk chocolate

Taste : Milk chocolate, herbs, liqourice, violets, blackberry, pencil lead tannins on finish. This wine took about an hour to open up at which point it was really singing. This could be worth leaving for anothet year or two.

Alcohol : 15%

Price : 199 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Bodega Riglos

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