Full Review

Inkarri

Inkarri
2016 Estate Bottled, Malbec, Luján de Cuyo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Malbec

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13% RS: .187%
Certified Organic-Organically Grown Grapes
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$13.99
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Inkarri
2016 Estate Bottled, Malbec, Luján de Cuyo

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Malbec

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13% RS: .187%
Dark dusty violet color. Fruity aromas and flavors of boysenberry jam, eucalyptus, fertile earth, and blueberry pie with a velvety, crisp, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, medium-length finish revealing nuances of chocolate covered blackberries, toasty griddle cakes, mountmorency cherry, and salted blood orange with medium tannins and moderate oak flavor. A juicy high-elevation malbec that will hit the spot.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: boysenberry jam, eucalyptus, fertile earth, and blueberry pie
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of chocolate covered blackberries, toasty griddle cakes, mountmorency cherry, and salted blood orange
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pulled Pork Sandwich, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy high-elevation malbec that will hit the spot.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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Malbec

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
While Malbec is historically known as a red Bordeaux variety, it is Argentina that has given this grape its new found popularity. Bright purple in color with ripe plum and black cherry fruit with moderate acidity, Malbec from Argentina has become the people’s choice among moderately priced red wines ($12-$16 a bottle in domestic markets).

Along with the plum and black cherry flavors, there are notes of pepper, black spice and in a few examples, a note of tobacco. Most versions from Argentina are made for consumption upon release or within the first two years after the vintage date; however, a few producers make long-lived offerings of Malbec from older vineyards that retail for $40 or more.

Malbec can work with a humble foods such as empanadas, hamburgers or grilled chicken or even roast meats or lighter game.