Basic Information: Septima Malbec 2017

Producer – Bodega Septima

Vintage – 2017

Region – Argentina – Mendoza

Varietal – Malbec

Alcohol – 13%

Pricing – $12.50

Appearance

This Septima Malbec 2017 is clear pale ruby in color. 

Aroma/Nose

This wine is clean with a medium intensity of aromas. The aromas consist of black fruits such as black cherry and plum followed by sweet spice and licorice. This wine is youthful. 

Taste/Palate

This Septima Malbec 2017 is dry with medium acidity, body and tannin levels. There is a medium intensity of flavors, which consist of blackberry, plum, black cherry, sweet spice and vanilla from oak. This wine had a nice medium + finish with that licorice note lingering for some time. This wine is developing. 

Overall Experience 

This Septima Malbec 2017 had balance, complexity and length working in its favor to make this a very good malbec from Bodega Septima. This wine is made to drink now but is suitable for some aging. 

Pairings 

Food – Beef, Lamb, Poultry

Cigar – Asylum Schizo, Rocky Patel Edge MaduroHoyo La Amistad

Ratings

Ultimate Wine Challenge – 93pts. 

Winemakers Notes

This light ruby coloured red shows classic aromas of dark skinned plums, cherry preserves, and a touch of licorice. The palate is medium-full with more succulent fruit and finishes with a dry and complex peppering of tannins.

About Bodega Septima Wines – http://www.aveniubrands.com/wines/septima/