Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Don Nicanor Malbec 2008

Malbec from Argentina, South America

Price: $18.00 $13.99
Save $4.01 (22%)
Item No. 104749
  • RP90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

A special selection of Malbec grapes sourced from high altitude vineyards in Agrelo. The wine ages in small, second passage French oak barrels for 12 months to achieve refinement of fruit flavor, complemented by a delicate touch of oak.

A brilliant wine of deep red color with purple hues. The nose displays aromas of cherries, plums, cloves and vanilla, as well as a hint of smoke suggesting elegance and complexity. The mouth-feel is round and warm, balancing both fruit and spice. The finish is long and elegant. Pair with grilled or roasted beef or game meats, spicy sauces and mature cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"Cedar, mineral, spice box, violet, and black cherry aromas; 12 months new oak, savory effort."
90 Points

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Style: Smooth & Supple
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