Bodegas Arraez Mala Vida, Valencia
- Vintage: 2018
- Origin: Valencia, Spain
- Taste guide: Medium bodied and oaked. Dark cherry red colour with an intense aroma of red fruits, spices and toasted oak. Silky and smooth on the palate, moreish, with rich tannins.
- Varietal Blend: 30% Monastrell, 30% Tempranillo, 20% Syrah, 20% Cabernet
- 75cl - Traditional Cork Closure - 13.5%
- Food Pairings: Cured Meats, Duck & Game Bird, Lamb, Mushrooms. Blue or creamy cheese so a great cheese board pairing too.
A blend of the four key Mediterranean varieties of Monastrell, Tempranillo, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, with 8 months in a mixture of French, American and Hungarian oak barrels. Mala Vida literal meaning is the Good Bad Life - enjoying the good stuff that is (a little bit) bad for us!
Renowned wine stable Arraez bring you a coupage designed to please the most varied of palates.
VINEYARDS AND SOIL - Vineyards cultivated in clay and limestone soils in the Terres dels Alforins area at 650 meters altitude. The vineyards grow in a Mediterranean climate.
WINEMAKER´S TASTING NOTES - Mala Vida has a dark cherry red colour and aromas of great intensity amongst which red fruits a background of spices and roasted aromas. On the palate it is very pleasant and silky with greedy tannins that invite to drink more.
The label was designed by Francesca Della Croce.
This wine is a classic example of a non-supermarket wine we love here at BinEnds. Made with so much more due care and attention, full of flavour, just delicious red wine.
We have struggled to find this anywhere else apart from one UK site where is was £12.95 before selling out. Just £8.99 here... a BinEnd bargain!