Lagarde, Guarda Malbec DOC 2012, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
Tasting Note: Red fruit served with a slice of baking spice.
Ruby to purple in color, this malbec has a nose of black fruit including blackberry, blueberry, red cherry and a hint of red plum and clove baking spice.
On the palate the wine is smooth with medium-plus acidity and medium tannin kicking in towards the 70% point of the taste.
Composed of 100% malbec, this wine was aged for 12 months in French oak.
Tasted: Lagarde Dining Room, Mendoza, Argentina
Tasting Date: January 22, 2016