Basic Information: Trivento Malbec 2016

Producer – Trivento Wines

Vintage – 2016

Region – Argentina – Mendoza

Varietal – Malbec

Pricing – $10.99

Alcohol – 12.5%

Appearance

This wine is clear and pale purple in color.

Aroma/Nose

The nose is clean with medium intensity aromas. The aromas consist of red plum and raspberry followed by a toasty vanilla note. This wine is youthful.

Taste/Palate

This is a dry wine with medium (+) acidity and medium tannins. The wine is full bodied with a very pronounced flavor profile. The flavor profile consists of jammy, tart fruits such as raspberry and plum followed by the toasty vanilla we picked up on the nose. The finish was medium in length.

Overall Experience

I feel this wine had balance and intensity however lacked the complexity and length, which makes for a good wine. The jammy/cooked traits, higher acidity level and tannins makes this a drink now but has potential for further aging.

Pairings

Food – Beef, Lamb, Poultry –  In our case a Rodizio style Brazilian steakhouse.

Cigar – HC Series Habano 2Rocky Patel Vintage 2003 Cameroon or 601 Cigars Black Label

Publication Ratings

Wine Enthusiast – 86pts.

Winemakers Notes

Colour: brilliant, intense red with violet and bluish tinges.
Aromas: cherries, raspberries with balanced notes of vanilla and coconut imparted from oak. Palate: well balanced, exhibits sweet tannins and a velvety finish.

About Trivento Wines – http://www.excelsiorwines.com/winery/trivento/

Trivento Malbec 2016