Review: 2013 Tapiz Malbec

I got this Malbec at the BevMo 5 cent wine sale. I’ve purchased it a couple times, so I definitely keep coming back.

It’s sour, tart and has a long finish. The bottle says it ends with a violety flavor–a common characteristic of some Malbecs, but I didn’t taste the flowery perfume. To me, it smelled and tasted like black cherry and a lot of it. It’s a full-throttle kind of wine, so you taste a lot of fruit at the outset and all the way through.

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Nuts & Bolts:

  • Winery: Tapiz
  • Type: Malbec
  • Origin: Mendoza
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Price: $20 (for two)
  • Alcohol content: 12.5%
  • When to drink: With steak, chimichurri and the World Cup playing. Vamos Argentina!

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