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Folie A Deux - Malbec - 2012

Winery: Folie A Deux
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Type: Red
Varietal: Malbec
Appellation: Mendoza
Country: Argentina
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Vintage: 2012
Suggested Retail Price: $9.99
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Shared By: Lewis Perdue
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Shared On: 2013-08-29
Conflict of Interest in Rating this Wine: No


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Opinion: I'd warn friends about this.
Other Comments: This is palate-scalding proof that not every winery is capable of capitalizing on the Malbec stampede. Begins with a nose redolent of flaming plastic. That burns off to a mouth full of medicine-like harshness with tincture of benzoin overtones. The back label says "Imported and bottled by..." which means it probably arrived in a big bladder. Should leave the same way. I don't remember ever spending $9.99 this foolishly.