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Tilia Malbec 2020 – Filled with Robust Black Fruit

Tilia, Malbec 2020, Mendoza, Argentina, Wine Casual

Tilia, Malbec 2020, Mendoza, Argentina

Tasting Note: A malbec filled with robust black fruit and punctuated with notes of red fruit throughout the length of the taste.

Deep-intensity purple in color, this wine has an aromatic, medium-plus-intensity nose of blackberry, black plum, raspberry puree, black cherry, rhubarb and rosehip.

On the palate the dry, medium-plus-bodied malbec has medium-plus-intensity, black-fruit flavors suggested on the nose supported by medium acidity and ripe, medium tannin ultimately completing with a medium finish.

The wine has a slightly, creamy texture with some moments of midpalate complexity.

A good red wine to pair with a midweek meal.

Rating: 88 points
Price: $11
Alcohol: 13.5%
Importer: Winebow Inc., New York, New York
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: November 22, 2021

This wine was submitted for review.

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An Update on the Cava D.O.

I attended great presentation by Adam Waddell on the Cava DO held at CorkBuzz NYC.

I adore cava as the proletariat’s traditional method wine and enjoy it more often than any other bubbly.

We tasted Pares Balta Blanca Cusine 2012, Maset L’avi Pau Gran Reserva Brut Nature, Anna de Cordorniu Blancs de Blancs and Anna de Cordorniu Brut Rose.

A vintage 2012 cava costs just as much as an entry-level Champagne and is such a greater value complete with notes of brioche.

There are some new classification rules going into effect in January 2021 that you may be interested in learning more about.

Download the highly-detailed PowerPoint presentation for more details.