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Chakana Estate Selection Red Blend, Argentina Add to ...

  • Rating 90
  • Year 2011
  • Region South America
  • Varietal Red blend
  • Price $29.95

Malbec gets top billing here (at 60 per cent of the blend), joined by cabernet sauvignon and syrah. Exceedingly ripe and syrupy-thick in a way that calls to mind California zinfandel, it shows notes of prune and raisin anchored by spice and toasty oak. The tannins are fine and well-integrated. Barbecued ribs would make a fine pairing.

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