Kaiken Ultra Malbec 2009, Mendoza Bottle

Cost: $19.95
Grape Variety: Malbec
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO VINTAGES
Country: Argentina
Region: Mendoza
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Montes S.A.
Alcohol: 15.0 %
Description: Deep ruby with a purple fringe, and a medium to medium+ intense nose.

Positives: The Kaiken Ultra Malbec has been one of my favourite Malbecs year to year. This wine features oak, chocolate, espresso, plums, mulberry, blueberry and dark cherry. Full body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: 15% Alcohol

Interesting Point: The 2009 is on sale now for $16.

Drink now or over the next 2 years on its own or pair it with rack of lamb.

Tasted: 19 Jan 13

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9.5/10, Total: 18.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO#: 50849