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Tuesday Tasting: Zuccardi Serie A Malbec 2009

  • Blog Post by: KaTrina Wentzel
  • June 27, 2011 - 10:01 PM

 

Zuccardi Serie A Malbec

 


Familia Zuccardi Serie A Malbec is an intense wine of color, aromas, and flavors. 80mph intense. Two-minute-warning-have-the-ball-down-by-three-points intense. Double rainbow intense. You’ll be overcome with red ripe fruits like plums, blackberries, and raspberries, but somehow it will balance with hints of soft vanilla oak. Complex with a long (what else?) intense finish, it’s a great partner to big meats, especially if they’ve been on the grill. Around $11. 

 

 

 

 

Tastes like: 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

plums, blackberries, raspberries, vanilla, oak

 

 

Drink with:

 

grilled steak

My focus is good wine on a budget for everyday people. So every Tuesday I’ll post a wine-of-the-moment with simple tasting notes and a recipe pairing. The notes won’t be overly detailed or profound, but they’re not meant to be. Instead, they’re meant to be fun with a bit of insight into some bottles worth exploring. Enjoy!

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