Trivento Amado Sur Malbec Blend 2012

triventoamadosurmalbecblend2012Score: 88

Province: MendozaTrivento Amado Sur Malbec Blend 2012

Grapes: 70% Malbec, 18% Bonarda, 12% Syrah

Aging: 8 months in oak, 6 months (blended) in stainless steel, and 5 months in the bottle

Sometimes you just want to dive into the nose of a wine, as with the effulgent blackberries and blueberries here. But don’t be fooled – there are plenty of tannins in the mouth, and even some notes of coffee and wood. Got some barbecued meats with a smoky, charred flavor? This is your wine.