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Deep red with vivid violet hues, intense and brilliant. Displaying intense red fruits, reminding us of fresh plums and cherries with subtle floral notes such as roses and sweet spices in harmony with caramel, vanilla, and mocha. Great volume and concentration, velvety texture and an equilibrated acidity; tannins are sweet and lingering.

 Producer Ruca Malen
 Region Mendoza
 Country Argentina
 Varietals Petit Verdot
 Alcohol 14.6% alc/vol
 Vintage 2011

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About the Producer

Ruca Malen
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Ruca Malen

Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina

Ruca Malen's dream began in 1998, when Jean Pierre Thibaud and Jacques Louis de Montalembert discovered, in one of their meetings, that they shared the same of dream: starting their own winery in Mendoza, a winemaker's paradise at the foot of the Andes range. By that time, Jean Pierre had left the chairmanship...

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