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Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2018, Argentina

5.00 out of 5
(1 customer review)

RM149.25

TRAPICHE MALBEC MENDOZA GRAN MEDALLA 2018

Size: 750ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Grape Variety

Malbec

Tasting Notes

Dark, purple red in color, this Malbec delivers a bouquet of black cherry, plums, lavender, raspberry and spices marked out by a mineral character. Fresh and ample on the palate, smooth textured, with spicy notes and an elegant personality.

Critic Reviews / Awards

94 Points – JamesSuckling.com, April 2021 – Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2018

Blueberries, dried herbs, cedar and espresso on the nose. It’s full-bodied with firm, velvety tannins. Intense and creamy with a polished, chocolatey finish. Very precise at the end. Try from 2022, or enjoy the energy now.

95 Points – Decanter World Wine Awards – Vintage 2013

Gold Award – Mundus Vini – Vintage 2010

Gold – Selection Mondiales des vins – Vintage 2012

Vivino.com Community Reviews

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Description

A Brief Story of Trapiche

Trapiche is Argentina’s largest fine wine exporter.

Trapiche is located in Mendoza, Argentina at the foothills of the Andes Mountains. Here the Malbec grape has found its ideal home.

The history of Trapiche begins in 1883, in a small vineyard called El Trapiche, in the district of Godoy Cruz, Mendoza, where the grapes for the first fine wines were grown.

With more than 130 years of experience, Trapiche has earned its place as a pioneering brand in the introduction of French vines, the production of varietal wines, the import of French oak barrels and the use of stainless steel tanks.

True to its origins, today Trapiche is in a continuous quest for the latest best practices.

Trapiche was one of the first Argentine wineries to enter the international scene. In 1889, the winery received its first international award in Paris. In 1920, two Trapiche brands, Fond de Cave and Broquel, began to captivate the world’s most demanding palates. The 70s saw a significant increase in exports, a trend that has remained constant to date.

It is in this way that Trapiche has become Argentina’s largest fine wine exporter.

Wine Enthusiast Wine Star Awards 2019 New World Winery of The Year - Trapiche

Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec

Origin

Vineyard From Las Piedras, Uco Valley, Mendoza

Aging

Aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months

Stored

Stored in the bottle for 6 months

Aging potential

15 years from vintage

Service

Suggested serving temperature: between 16° and 18°C (61° and 64.5°F). We recommend uncorking the bottle 15 minutes in advance of pouring.

Source:

https://www.trapiche.com.ar/comex_new/en/product/gran-medalla-malbec/

https://www.trapichewines-usa.com/

Additional information

Weight 1.7 kg
Wine Body

1 review for Trapiche Gran Medalla Malbec 2018, Argentina

  1. 5 out of 5

    JN Tan (verified owner)

    Full body, bold, nice aroma, dark ftuit, pepper, oaky

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