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2018 Cahors ''K'nom'' (Clos Troteligotte)

Clos Troteligotte, "K'nom" Cahors, Southwest, France 2018

{organic} 85% Malbec, 15% Merlot

PLUMS, BLACKBERRY, LIGHT SMOKE, MINERAL, ELEGANT TANNINS

Emmanuel "Manu" Rybinski is a young, well-trained vigneron, yet his experience in winemaking has taken him from France to Australia to California to learn first hand winemaking techniques around the world. Now settled in southwest France in Cahors, he turns out some fantastic Malbec-based wines. Taking over the family estate and farming organicly, he coaxes beautiful fruit flavors from their younger vines for this cuvée. No oak to be found, the wines are pure plum, violet, blackberry and finish with a kiss of mineral.

Serving Suggestion: Best with grilled meat or sausage. The grill flavor is key to pairing with the dark fruit and light smoke. Of course oven roasted chicken with a mop of BBQ sauce will be excellent too.

17.99

19 in stock

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2019 Malbec "Alhambra" (Abril, Finca)

Finca Abril, Malbec "Alhambra", Mendoza, Argentina 2019

100% Malbec

PLUSH, VELVETY, SUPERCHARGED JUICY GOODNESS

The Uco Valley is a prized district of Argentina's vast Mendoza region, where century old vineyards are being revitalized to make some of the country's most exciting wines. The cooler climate and 4,000 feet elevations make wines like this one, that bring together ruby-fruited richness with violety freshness. Gustavo and Maria Laura's 23 hectare organic operation here, now in its 25th year in operation, is mosquito sized compared to the million bottle behemoth's that dominate Argentina's industry, but the wines more than hold their own against their mass-produced neighbors.

Serving Suggestion: A charcuterie passed among friends, loarded loaded with aged sheep's milk cheeses (like Manchego), Prosciutto and smoky Chorizo. Slow roasted beef brisket.

16.99

76 in stock

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2018 Malbec "I" (Pulenta)

Pulenta Estate, Malbec "I", Alto Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina 2018

100% Malbec

BLACKBERRY & PLUM, VIOLET, SUBTLE SMOKY MINERAL

This cuvée's title (simply the roman numeral "I" ) identifies the Malbec grape, not surprisingly, as the Pulenta family's first priority. Eschewing the ultra-concentrated and monstrously fruity style of many contemporary Argentine Malbecs, they've focused on the balance which is possible between elegance and power. A delicate smoky finesse derived from aging in large French oak barrels supplements and supports the varietal's trademark flavors of black fruit and chocolate. The Pulenta family, descendants of Italian immigrants, represent three generations of viticulture in Argentina.

Serving Suggestion: Grilled flank steak with a cilantro and parsley chimichurri. Potato empanada with ground beef, cilantro, and garlic.

27.99

10 in stock

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