- Type: Red
- Country: Argentina
- Region: Mendoza
- Vintage: 2016
- Producer: Alpasión
- Primary grape: Malbec
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £16.89
- Code: 37238
- 2015, Bronze Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
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Spicy, peppery, warming reds
- Brie de Meaux, creamy blue cheeses e.g. cambozola. Emmenthal, Cheshire. Mature hard cheeses e.g. Cheddar. Munster
- Black pepper, cloves, coriander, fennel, ginger, nutmeg, paprika, rosemary, thyme
- Seared, grilled, roasted, braised game: boar, duck, goose, grouse, pheasant, venison. Beef, lamb, sausages
- BBQ, bolognese, creambased sauces, lasagna, pepper or chilli sauces to turn up the heat
- Spicy wine intensifies heat with Mexican mole, Tex-Mex or dishes with chipotle peppers, chilli con carne.
- Spicy salads that support meat or spices e.g. red pepper, black bean and sweetcorn. Stuffed aubergine
About the Wine
This super red Wine produced by Alpasión is produced in Mendoza. Available in 75cl bottles, imported by Open Wings SA. Alpasion Grand Malbec, Mendoza is an inviting wine, made from Malbec grapes. This wine has a cork closure and is now available to order via MC Live. Relish the heat up when paired with spicy dishes; peps up grilled and roasted beef or lamb dishes.
Malbec is a deeply coloured, intense and tannic, but fruity red. Since Argentina has almost taken it on as its own, it's grown increasingly in popularity. Typically Malbec has flavour characteristics of baked plums, black cherry, violets, sweet spice and sometimes coffee.
- Red Plum
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