Black Rock Malbec, Domaine Bousquet, Mendoza, Argentina 2021

Red Argentina
£12.50

Fermented in contact with American oak and aged for 6 months. A typical Malbec with aromas of blackberry and cassis and hints of spice and black pepper. Medium bodied with silky tannins and ripe fruit flavours. Overall, smooth and elegant.

This organic wine was awarded 90 Points in the Wine Spectator in May 2020. "Offers a smoky aroma, with refined raspberry and red currant flavours, backed by a crunchy acidity. Savoury midpalate, with a fine grained finish that offers black licorice and tar notes." - 90 pts Kim Marcus, Wine Spectator.

  • Award Winning: - 90+ Points Wine
  • Bio: Organic, Vegetarian and Vegan
  • Grape Varieties: Malbec
  • Size of Bottle: 750ml
  • ABV

    14.5%

  • Colour

    Red

  • Country

    Argentina

  • Region

    Mendoza

  • Style

    Dry

  • Type

    Still

The company was born as a retailer in 1928 in the Veneto region for sales of wines in casks and demi-johns to restaurants and small retailers. In the fifties the family expanded their horizons to selling wines across Central Europe and beyond. Throughout all this expansion, the Botter family retained control and the company is now run by the third generation and from their roots in Veneto they now have a portfolio of wines produced in some of Italy’s finest regions. 

 

The name Puglia is thought to be derived from the Latin 'a-pluvia' or lack of rain, and this fertile region along the Adriatic coast is the heartland of the Primitivo grape variety (claimed as the origin of California's Zinfandel variety). The Salento penninsula, with a hot maritime climate and cool night time breezes, produces concentrated red wines of relatively high alcohol and soft, rounded tannins.

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