A different Malbec from an unlikely location


Who would have known that they make Malbec in the wind swept plains of Patagonia? Well, they do, and vin_43athey do a pretty good job at it, albeit, quite different from what we are used to. Familia Schroeder brings their Saurus Malbec to British Columbia. A purple, inky color, precedes a surprisingly chocolate, plum, tobacco, French vanilla loaded nose. Medium-plus body with red fruit, good acidity and soft tannins. The finish is rich and unusually chocolatey for a Malbec and spice.

Product: Saurus

Variety: Malbec

Vintage: 2007

Winery: Familia Schroeder

Origin: Patagonia, Argentina

Alcohol: 14.0%

Price: 21.99

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One Response to “A different Malbec from an unlikely location”

  1. Angela Says:

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