The 2016 Penedo Borges Expression Terroir Malbec Gran Reserva achieves a perfect balance between fruity aromas of red fruits, plum, and strawberry jam and the oak-aging bouquet. It's round and structured on the palate, with mouthwatering acidity giving balance and freshness with a long-lasting finish.
Varietal Composition: 90% Malbec, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Agrelo, Mendoza
Aging: 18 months in French and American oak barrels
88 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"Pinched aromas of rubbery berry fruits, tomato sauce, herbs and peppery spice feed into a plump but woody palate. This tastes oaky, while the fruit factor is not substantive. Peppery spice and low-impact berry and plum flavors evaporate quickly on the finish." -MS, 10/1/19