Some blog articles from Wineman with all our latest thoughts on vintages, wines and what to serve with food

Dona Paula Malbec 2013

Dona Paula Malbec

In the glass: Dona Paula Malbec presents as an intense amalgamation of deep, jewel-toned mulberry eggplant and a rich, vivid garnet red. During the pour, the liquid pools at the bottom of the glass, allowing the hues to deepen into a beautifully luscious midnight purple, with defining hints of red. Once settled, the color reflects its dense properties with a satiny jet black core, completely opaque, which slowly reveals its luxurious tones in a gradient that shows in an extravagant dark plumy rim. This surface clings lightly to the glass in a viscous manner. 

On the nose: Dark, pungent notes leap from the Dona Paula Malbec at first scent. A velvet black fruit character, reminiscent of mountain black cherries, mulled and sweetened with blueberries and blackberries also rises to create a complex blend of warm, delicious fruits. The blend is balanced and accented by earthy tones of bramble, licorice and pepper. The taster can also detect hints of spices such as Herbes de Provance, paired with the onyx features of mocha, dark chocolate and coffee. The sweetly spiced fruit elements coalesce to create an aroma that is deep and full of character, drawing you in and setting you up for more olfactory sensations. 

On the palate: From the first taste, the Dona Paula Malbec makes itself known with a powerful concentration of spiced, almost peppered plumy blackthorn fruits, kept in close companion with crushed black cherries, licorice-laced berries, as well as elements of black currant which provides a sweet, rich and spicy backbone for the wine. It is starkly acidic, blending against the tongue while keeping the flavor alive against your palate. The acid creates an exquisite Mélange, working well with the fruity and tannin-rich body throughout the mid-palate, which balances and reinforces the already luxurious body to create a flavorful and pleasant experience for the imbiber. 

The wine features a finish that blooms and then lingers for just under a half a minute, sticking appreciatively to the tongue to further deepen its strength of presence. Comforting hints of warm, toasted bread, creamy, dark coffee and star anise mix to create a pleasantly medicinal tone. All of the flavors out within the wine as it slowly fades from the palate. The mouth sensations of the wine lend to soft, velvet textures, almost silky against the tongue and cheeks with a noticeable viscosity that adds character to the fresh and crisp blend.

Some information about the Dona Paula Estate

Dona Paula Estate

When you want to capture the true taste of Argentina the wines from the Dona Paula Estate will not disappoint, offering a variety of wines that will create a taste sensation for the tongue and satisfaction for the most discerning palate. Established 25 years ago, vineyards expand throughout some of the finest regions for wine production in Argentina. The Los Indios Estate, home of the Dona Paula vintage of wine, is located in Altamira in the Uco Valley, while three other estates produce more fine wines, each with a distinct flavor. They include El Alto in Ugarteche, Alluvia in Gualtallary, and Los Cerezos in Teruel. Located in the prime setting to produce wines that rank at the top of the list in the world, it is no wonder that patrons choose Dona Paula Estate as their favorite choice in wine production.

The Perfect Combination
The success of Dona Paula Estate in producing world-class wines with such a unique flavor is a result of the perfect combination of factors. The prime location in the Mendoza region of Argentina, a philosophy that drives this vineyard to only produce the finest quality of wine, and the technology to do the job well make Dona Paula Estate a force to be reckoned with in the wine industry. When customers want to rest assured that they will get what they pay for in a wine, they need not look any further than this expert in wine production.

A Comprehensive Selection of Wines
At Dona Paula Estate, individuals can enjoy a selection of wines that will suit any occasion or tastes. They include wines of the same name as the estate in several varieties, such as Riesling, Chardonnay, Torrontes, Paula Sauvignon Blanc, Malbec, the Black Edition, and Pinot Noir. Other top picks include the Dona Paula Seleccion de Bodega Malbec, Paula, Los Cardos, Parcel, and Sauvage Blanc. Each wine has a personality of its own, bursting with flavor, creating a temptation for the taste buds.

Wines for Every Occasion
When it comes to finding a fine wine, whether it is a white wine or a vibrant red, there is no doubt that Dona Paula can rise to the challenge. With a quarter of a century of experience in one of the finest locations in the world, Dona Paula's vineyards produce grapes and wines that are sure to delight for dinner, parties, or a quiet evening when all is right in the world.


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Some blog articles from Wineman with all our latest thoughts on vintages, wines and what to serve with food

Dona Paula Malbec 2013

Dona Paula Malbec

In the glass: Dona Paula Malbec presents as an intense amalgamation of deep, jewel-toned mulberry eggplant and a rich, vivid garnet red. During the pour, the liquid pools at the bottom of the glass, allowing the hues to deepen into a beautifully luscious midnight purple, with defining hints of red. Once settled, the color reflects its dense properties with a satiny jet black core, completely opaque, which slowly reveals its luxurious tones in a gradient that shows in an extravagant dark plumy rim. This surface clings lightly to the glass in a viscous manner. 

On the nose: Dark, pungent notes leap from the Dona Paula Malbec at first scent. A velvet black fruit character, reminiscent of mountain black cherries, mulled and sweetened with blueberries and blackberries also rises to create a complex blend of warm, delicious fruits. The blend is balanced and accented by earthy tones of bramble, licorice and pepper. The taster can also detect hints of spices such as Herbes de Provance, paired with the onyx features of mocha, dark chocolate and coffee. The sweetly spiced fruit elements coalesce to create an aroma that is deep and full of character, drawing you in and setting you up for more olfactory sensations. 

On the palate: From the first taste, the Dona Paula Malbec makes itself known with a powerful concentration of spiced, almost peppered plumy blackthorn fruits, kept in close companion with crushed black cherries, licorice-laced berries, as well as elements of black currant which provides a sweet, rich and spicy backbone for the wine. It is starkly acidic, blending against the tongue while keeping the flavor alive against your palate. The acid creates an exquisite Mélange, working well with the fruity and tannin-rich body throughout the mid-palate, which balances and reinforces the already luxurious body to create a flavorful and pleasant experience for the imbiber. 

The wine features a finish that blooms and then lingers for just under a half a minute, sticking appreciatively to the tongue to further deepen its strength of presence. Comforting hints of warm, toasted bread, creamy, dark coffee and star anise mix to create a pleasantly medicinal tone. All of the flavors out within the wine as it slowly fades from the palate. The mouth sensations of the wine lend to soft, velvet textures, almost silky against the tongue and cheeks with a noticeable viscosity that adds character to the fresh and crisp blend.

Some information about the Dona Paula Estate

Dona Paula Estate

When you want to capture the true taste of Argentina the wines from the Dona Paula Estate will not disappoint, offering a variety of wines that will create a taste sensation for the tongue and satisfaction for the most discerning palate. Established 25 years ago, vineyards expand throughout some of the finest regions for wine production in Argentina. The Los Indios Estate, home of the Dona Paula vintage of wine, is located in Altamira in the Uco Valley, while three other estates produce more fine wines, each with a distinct flavor. They include El Alto in Ugarteche, Alluvia in Gualtallary, and Los Cerezos in Teruel. Located in the prime setting to produce wines that rank at the top of the list in the world, it is no wonder that patrons choose Dona Paula Estate as their favorite choice in wine production.

The Perfect Combination
The success of Dona Paula Estate in producing world-class wines with such a unique flavor is a result of the perfect combination of factors. The prime location in the Mendoza region of Argentina, a philosophy that drives this vineyard to only produce the finest quality of wine, and the technology to do the job well make Dona Paula Estate a force to be reckoned with in the wine industry. When customers want to rest assured that they will get what they pay for in a wine, they need not look any further than this expert in wine production.

A Comprehensive Selection of Wines
At Dona Paula Estate, individuals can enjoy a selection of wines that will suit any occasion or tastes. They include wines of the same name as the estate in several varieties, such as Riesling, Chardonnay, Torrontes, Paula Sauvignon Blanc, Malbec, the Black Edition, and Pinot Noir. Other top picks include the Dona Paula Seleccion de Bodega Malbec, Paula, Los Cardos, Parcel, and Sauvage Blanc. Each wine has a personality of its own, bursting with flavor, creating a temptation for the taste buds.

Wines for Every Occasion
When it comes to finding a fine wine, whether it is a white wine or a vibrant red, there is no doubt that Dona Paula can rise to the challenge. With a quarter of a century of experience in one of the finest locations in the world, Dona Paula's vineyards produce grapes and wines that are sure to delight for dinner, parties, or a quiet evening when all is right in the world.


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