Aruma Malbec Mendoza, Argentina $15.99

Aruma MalbecGrapy aromas of violet petals & chunky berry fruits filter into a blocky, full-bodied palate w/ commendable balance.   Flavor profile is dark & fruity, w/ spice, herb & berry flavors that finish peppery & briary.  WE  88 pts

WE  2011  88  Grapy aromas of violet petals & chunky berry fruits filter into a blocky, full-bodied palate w/ commendable balance.   Flavor profile is dark & fruity, w/ spice, herb & berry flavors that finish peppery & briary.

Winemaker Notes  Nose expresses notes of red fruit, plums, strawberries & violets combined w/ a subtle hint of vanilla.  Intense palate w/ silky, well-rounded tannins.  Long, delicate finish.  Good concentration & structure.

http://www.lafite.com/eng/Other-Estates/Bodegas-Caro/Aruma/2012

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