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2nd February 2014


Viña Cobos, Felino Malbec 2012, Argentina
Partner and consultant winemaker for Viña Cobos is Paul Hobbs of California, ex-Opus One, who brings a wonderful sheen of class and near perfection to all of the wines he makes. On the nose this is a gloriously pure expression of Malbec with violet, plum and cherry, and a layer of classy, creamy oak. On the palate this is so smooth, so svelte, flooded with ripe and seductive berry fruit, but underpinned by silky tannic structure and well-balanced acidity that carries the 14.5% alcohol well. Watch the video for a map, more details, and food matching suggestions. £12.99 to £13.99, see all stockists on wine-searcher.

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