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Ernesto Catena Vineyards Tikal Patriota Mendoza
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Tikal

Style

Red

Region

MendozaArgentina

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) Varietal Composition: 60% Bonarda, 40% Malbec Aromas of bright berry/cherry fruit and electric-purple color. Big body yet very balanced, with luscious layers of raspberry, cherry, and cocoa flavors. Just a hint of baking spice at the end brings it all together. Pairs well with grilled meats such as beef and pork, smoked ham, and even pizza with meat toppings.

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    13.9% alc

    about 3 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/07
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2005 Vintage) This very dark purple wine is almost black in color. On the nose, this wine displays some pleasant dark berry aromas. On the palate, this wine is lively, round, has very fruit forward spicy berry l...