Molinillo Malbec - Boutinot
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Molinillo Malbec 2020

ARB003

Boutinot Argentina

Inspired by the beautiful geomatric ceramic tiles found throughout Mendoza, Molinillo is an official style of pin wheel tiling. Sourced from Maipu in Mendoza, Molinillo captures the essence in terms of Malbec style and creative spirit.

Meet the producer

Boutinot has been working with growers in Argentina for over 15 years, constantly sourcing the best value from vintage...

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Production

Our partnership with the Caselles family has seen us source this wine from from low yielding vineyards in Mendoza's Agrelo region. This is Malbec for purists. 1,000 metre plus altitude helps the variety ripens slowly, and ensures the grapes alluring aromatics are preserved. This is crafted with respect for the wonderful fruit we have sourced. Gentle extraction techniques are used to capture the juicy vibrant red and blackcurrant fruits which are hallmarks of this variety, but care is also taken to preserve the violet scent which can make Malbec oh so pretty.

Tasting notes

The wine has a bright, lifted nose with freshly picked blueberry fruits and expressive violet notes. The pallet is juicy, but balanced. Ripe berry fruits are abundant, whilst gentle spice adds dimension. It's weighty with soft, gentle tannins and an enduring fruit charged finish.

Food match

Steak... juicy, thick and rare.

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