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Leftfield Malbec

Malbec

£13.95

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Size: 75cl

Optn: 2019 Red

  • Delightfully light, easy drink Malbec, with sweet cherry noticeable on the traditional blackberry backbone
  • Leftfield Malbec is the perfect choice to see what New Zealand have to offer with this grape type, well priced for what it delivers
  • Leftfield focus on innovation and delivering quirky wines. This wine honours the traditions of Malbec, but manages to show its own unique twists

Brief Description

Tasting Notes

Inky dark, smooth and spicy in a nutshell describes Leftfield Malbec. Ripe blackberry on the nose leading to a rich palate with hints of liquorice and chocolate showing through on this delightfully dry wine.

About

Malbec is thought of as an Argentinian or French wine, but the climate of Hawke's Bay is perfect for this grape and Leftfield have delivered a fantastic example here.

This early-drinking Malbec was aged for 18 months in French oak barrels to gain complexity and structure. Blended from two parcels of fruit, picked in the early morning, from the Te Awa Gimblett Gravels vineyards, fermentation takes place in steel tanks prior to maturing.

Ideal with...

Grilled steaks and beef, richly flavoured cheese.

Specifications

ABV: 13.50

Country: New Zealand

Grape Variety: Malbec

Minimal Intervention: Yes

Region: New Zealand :: Hawkes Bay

Sustainable: Yes

Vintage: 2019

Wine Colour: Red

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