Full Review

Casir dos Santos

Casir dos Santos
2018 Maipe, Malbec, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Malbec

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$15
Best Buy

Casir dos Santos
2018 Maipe, Malbec, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Malbec

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5%
Black ruby color. Aromas and flavors of cherry-berry crumble, vanilla gelato, tea with cream, and clay with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, interesting, medium-length finish with impressions of honey-roasted nuts with drying tannins and moderate oak flavor. A fruit-forward, crowd-pleasing Malbec with great food affinity.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: cherry-berry crumble, vanilla gelato, tea with cream, and clay
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with impressions of honey-roasted nuts
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fruit-forward, crowd-pleasing Malbec with great food affinity.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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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 array of foods such as empanadas, hamburgers or grilled chicken or even roast meats or lighter game.