2010 Chakana, Estate Selection Malbec, Mendoza

Producer: Bodega Chakana
Vintage: 2010
Grape variety: Malbec
Origin: Argentina, Cuyo, Mendoza
Appellation: Mendoza
Date tasted: 4 October 2012
Price when tasted: £11-18

Tasting notes


Prominent vanilla oak, black cherry, liquorice, redcurrant and violet perfume. A powerful wine with remarkably good integration of judicious oak and dark cherry fruit. Very juicy and lifted by acidity, this shows a classic New World style. Drink: 2012-2017 Alc: 14.5%. (17 points)

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