Quimay Neuquen Malbec 2011 Patagonia, Argentina

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My Rating 86 Points. 
Price $12.

Dark inky in color with a purplish rim.

Fruity on the nose with chocolates, vanilla, blackberries, menthol, plums, cherries, strawberries, licorice, cedar, metals and black pepper.

Full bodied with medium acidity and great legs.

Dry on the palate with blueberries, plums, cherries, cranberries, oak, vanilla, tobacco, dark chocolates, coffee, licorice, cola and light peppercorn.

Long finish with full, smooth, round tannins and a short bitter ending.

This is a Great Malbec. At its peak now. Smooth and elegant and very enjoyable.
Needs 2 hours to properly open up.

14% alcohol by volume.

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