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The last bottle of my case, and still undelivering. Argentinian Malbec is, to me, very bright and fruity. This one has more of a balance problem, with too much oak, the acidity bothers me and the tannins are somewhat dry. From old-vines, it was aged in 80% new oak for 15 months- overkill.
When thinking Malbec, I want juice, fruit and decent tannins. The producer claims at least 10 years of cellaring potential. I can’t see it. The dryness that overpowers the palate is not pleasant. To me, I think they tried to mask the wine’s faults with lavish use of oak. 1 star here folks, not a repeat buy for the price.

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