Santa Julia Reserva Malbec 2013

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Province: MendozaSanta Julia Reserva Malbec 2013

Subregion: Maipu; Uco Valley

Grapes: 100% Malbec

Aging: 10 months in French oak

There’s a beckoning whiff of freshly baked fruit pastries in the nose, and more sweet treats to come: a straight-ahead stream of ripe black plum that still manages to be relatively light, plus a shot of hot fudge in the finish. As our Argentine friends would say, “Es un caramelo!”