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Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

An elegant and rich-tasting red, full of concentrated red plum, cherry and currant flavors, backed by suave, medium-grained tannins. The finish offers a caressing palate of lush spice, cocoa powder and cream nuances. Drink now through 2024. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 8,400 cases made. Issue May 31, 2018

Date posted: June 21, 2018

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BECKON Central Coast Chardonnay 2016

A rather stunning deal for the price, this bottling shows creamy lemon, lime blossom and a hint of hazelnut, set against a chalky backbone. The palate shows a flash of sweetness then tightens around a steely core, offering orange skin tang, zingy lime rind and slightly richer hints of cashew cream. DATE PUBLISHED 5/1/2018

Date posted: May 21, 2018

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Amado Sur Malbec Blend 2015

Juicy and full of zesty red fruit and spice flavors that are fringed by floral notes. Paprika accents show on the finish. Malbec, Bonarda and Syrah. Drink now. 50,000 cases made. Issue May 31, 2018

Date posted: April 17, 2018

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Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec 2015

Ripe blackberry and toasty oak aromas are clean but not complex. Pointy, choppy tannins make for a rougher than expected palate, white this wine tastes of oaky black plum and blackberry. Ripe flavors of raising and chocolate control a tannic finish. May 2018 Edition

Date posted: April 17, 2018

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Eolo Malbec 2014

Toasty, slightly gritty aromas of blackberry mixed with peppercorn, coffee and woodspice are appealing. This Malbec is lively and juicy, with elegance and depth to the palate. Chocolaty, spicy oak sits on top of blackberry and cassis flavors. It’s woody, spicy and dry on a firm finish. Drink through 2026. May 2018 Edition

Date posted: April 17, 2018

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Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec 2015

TRIVENTO GOLDEN RESERVE MALBEC 2015 ($21)—While it’s rare that I ever drink the same wine night after night, were I forced to live far from a wineshop, I’d happily repeatedly quaff this rich Malbec from Mendoza made by a young group of vignerons. Winemaker Gérman Di Cesare ages this Malbec for 12 months in French […]

Date posted: April 10, 2018

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Eolo Malbec 2015

This is a red that shows melted tannins and beautiful fruit that is stunningly dense and refined at the same time. Full body, very polished with seamless tannins. The old-vine character is so impressive here. Drinkable but will pay off in 2021 even more. Publish Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018 trivento_malbec_lujan_de_cuyo_eolo_2015

Date posted: April 3, 2018

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