Finca Flichman Malbec Tupungato 2014 – Argentina

Price: $10.99 at Total Wine

Style: The “Tom”

Rating: “Good”

Recommendation: “Have a glass or two”


Although subtle, this simple wine actually tastes like a value Malbec, rather than just a generic red blend. (Ironically enough, this one of the few bottles of the challenge that is actually a blend, rather than 100% Malbec.) The medium nose offers black cherry, smoked meat, and a touch of oak. On the palate, it has a nice medium-full body with good structure and acidity. The taste mostly reflects the nose, but initially there was a bit of an unpleasant metallic taste on the finish. This burned off after about two hours, so give this one time to breath. I like it, but I don’t love it.  At $7, I would suggest a few bottles, but at its actual price of $11, I wouldn’t do more than one.

Winemaker Notes:

70% Malbec; 20% Cabernet Sauvignon; 10% Merlot

Ageing: 12 months in American ( 50% ) and French ( 50% ) oak barrels further 6 in bottle

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Finca Flichman is a well established Argentinian winery with over 100 years in the business and current distrobution to over 60 countries. Although their focus is Malbec, they offer a very wide selection of varieties and quality levels. The wine we sampled is part of their Dedicado line, at the higher-end of their selection and undergoing more oak aging.

Most of their fruit is estate grown on 400 hectares that extend across the Barrancas and Tupungato regions


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