Predominantly Malbec, with some Merlot and Tannat, this classic estate wine from Triguedina is dark, dense and initially tannic. It has great concentration from the black-plum-skin flavors as well as licorice and layers of wood-derived spice. The wine needs at least five years more in bottle.
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