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dona-paola-los-cardos-malbec-2012Doña Paula Los Cardos Malbec 2012, Mendoza, AUD $19.99-$21

This deep, rich, purple-tinted red has rich, ripe, slightly jammy fruit aromas with some herbal notes, while the palate is big and bold with some forward development and abundant ripe tannins. A solid wine and great value. (Screwcap)

Score: 88 ★★★½ – view on HuonHooke.com

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: Drink now and for seven years

Food: Grilled lamb cutlets

Stockists: Annandale Cellars (NSW); Prince Wine Store (Vic.). Not available in NZ.

Ranked #7 of 15 2012 Malbec tasted from Mendoza

Price Benchmark: AUD $24.50 Avg 88pt 2012 Malbec tasted from Argentina

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