Pablo y Walter Malbec - Boutinot
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Pablo y Walter Malbec 2019

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Boutinot Argentina

A celebration of Mendoza - the colour, culture and flavour and a celebration of friendship.Visit Mendoza in Argentina and you can't help but be struck by the vibrant street life of this exciting city. We wanted to create a lable to reflect the vibrancy and life Mendoza oozes, and so Pablo Y Walter was created. It's the lovechild of Argentinean winemaker Walter Bressia and Boutinot winemaker Guillaume Letang. We've been working with Walter for many years (the Pablo refering to our original owner, Paul Boutinot) and this Malbec is the perfect way to celebrate their long friendship.

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

Produced from 25 year old vines in the Agrelo district of Mendoza, close to Walter’s bodega in the rain-shadow of the Cordon del Plata. The unwooded Malbec vinified in stainless steel to preserve the freshness and brightness of the fruit. Walter bought three spankingly new 25000-litre steel tanks specifically for this project and subsequently somehow crow-barred them into his small family bodega.

Tasting notes

A really pure expression of Malbec, deep red almost purple in colour and wonderfully aromatic with lifted violet, red currant and cassis notes. Muy, muy fantasticó – richly bloody, vibrant, Latin and velveteen.

Food match

A juicy steak, churrasco de chorizo marinated with garlic, parsley and olive oil, grilled vegetables with chimichurri sauce. Or try it chilled - seriously, a cool version of this wine opens up a whole new world!

Awards

2019 Vintage

Sommelier Wine Awards 2020

Bronze

2018 Vintage

Decanter World Wine Awards 2019

Bronze

Sommelier Wine Awards 2019

Bronze

2017 Vintage

IWC 2018

Silver

2016 Vintage

IWC 2017

Bronze

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