Flichman Reserva Malbec 2011
Malbec from Argentina, South America
Deep violet with blue shades. Complex aromas, combining violets, cherries and sour cherries in oak. Flavors are concentrated, with black berry fruits, ripe plums and tobacco leaves. Complex finish with remarkable sweet tannins and a long lasting aftertaste.
Pair with pasta with spicy tomato sauce, spice rice dishes, beef stew or brie and camembert cheese.
Wine & Spirits - "Presented without the makeup of barrique aging nor the excesses of hyperripeness, this malbec has a natural ease, with nuanced red fruit flavors and floral scents. It’s easy to drink on its own. Best Buy."
Finca Flichman Winery
Finca Flichman is a well-recognized Argentine wine-producer due to record quality and innovation. It was first established in 1873 in Barrancas, Maipu by Sami Flichman, a Jewish immigrant of Polish origen. He was a visionary pioneer, who planted vineyards on the dry and rocky bed of the Mendoza river. In 1910 the family business was given the name Finca Flichman. Finca Flichman has managed to create quality wines with unique personalities on a large scale. View all Finca Flichman Wines
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Notable FactsUnlike its Chilean neighbor, Argentina's vineyards are spread out around the country. The best known region is Mendoza, almost parallel to Santiago to the west. Mendoza contains the sub-regions of Maipu (pronounced MY-pu) and San Rafael. Grape-wise, the most important white is Chardonnay, making wine similar to California's style on the variety. Another fun white grape to try is Torrontes. Almost only grown in Argentina, Torrontes makes wines that are crisp, aromatic and easy-drinking. Some of the best versions of this wine come from the northern region of Salta, with very high altitude vineyards. As for the reds, Cabernet Sauvignon is the main grape for many wines leaving the country, but Malbec, the grape Argentinians like to call their own, makes very distinctive wines that are structured, dense and velvety. Many more varieties happily grow in the country, but for export, and consistent quality, these are the primary grapes.
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