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Maipe Malbec BIB 3.0L
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This is a red wine imageMaipe Malbec BIB 3.0L

$36.80$26.99
 
Wine Enthusiast 88
WE TOP 100 2018 Rank 88
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"Cherry and berry aromas with citrusy tropical notes are suggestive of Sangria. This Malbec is full, firm and pulling on the palate. Exotic flavors of blueberry and black currant are gamy, while this is reserved on the finish. "

"From 35 year old vines, this Malbec has a deep purple color with violet tints, complex plum, fig, strawberry, spices and floral aromas; rounded and velvety tannins, excellent length ... read more
This is a red wine
Item ID: #8568
Shelf at store:20c
Size: 3L (box)
Closure: Cork

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Wine Enthusiast 88
WE TOP 100 2018 Rank 88
Best Buys
"Cherry and berry aromas with citrusy tropical notes are suggestive of Sangria. This Malbec is full, firm and pulling on the palate. Exotic flavors of blueberry and black currant are gamy, while this is reserved on the finish. "

"From 35 year old vines, this Malbec has a deep purple color with violet tints, complex plum, fig, strawberry, spices and floral aromas; rounded and velvety tannins, excellent length with a distinguished character. Excellent when paired with game, roasted red meats, pasta or pizza." ~ Winery notes

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MaipeMaipe was the lord of the winds to the ancient Andean people. The wines are produced by Bodegas Chakana in the Luján de Cuyo subregion of Mendoza. Juan Pelizzatti founded Chakana on May 2, 2002 the day The Souther Cross (Chakana in Mapuche) reaches a perfectly vertical position, marking the beginning of a new farming cycle.

Their vineyards are are both in Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains at an altitude of 3,000 feet above sea level. Agrelo is a cool climate region in Argentina's premier grape growing area. Their three fincas are home to some very special plots of 100+ year old Malbec vines. Currently the estate is in the process of a Biodynamic viticulture conversion and certification. Winemakers Gabriel Bloise, Liliana Iannizzotto and consultant Alberto Antonini are crafting wines that are an expression of old vines, deep rich soils and a commitment to excellence.

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Annie

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Tom

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"I have purchased this wine many times, mostly good value but several times the wine tasted of chemicals. Will not buy it again."

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