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Argentinean Red Wine - The Waxed Bat Cabernet Shiraz Malbec - 6 bottles


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  • Unique, rich blend of dark and delicious grapes from the hands of Argentina's brilliant Opi Sadler
  • Medal-winning big red made from spicy Shiraz, cassis laden Cabernet and dense Malbec in top quality region Mendoza
  • Case content: 6 x 75cl
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Size Name: Case of 6
Technical Details
Item Weight8 Kg
Product Dimensions39.6 x 36.8 x 28 cm
Allergen InformationContains: Sulphites
Storage InstructionsStore in cool dry place, away from light, at around 15-18C
Use By RecommendationDrink by 2019
Serving RecommendationDecant an hour in advance.
Country of originArgentina
Alcohol Content14.5 % Vol
BrandLaithwaites Wine
TypeRed Wine
Vintage2013
Dominant VarietalMalbec
Tastedry
Item Package Quantity6
Manufacturer/ProducerOpi Sadler
Package InformationBottle
Region Produced InMendoza
Varietal CompositionMalbec; Shiraz;
  
Additional Information
ASINB00AN4BHWI
Best Sellers Rank 82 in Grocery (See top 100)
Shipping Weight8 Kg
Date First Available12 Dec 2012
  
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Size Name: Case of 6

Sun, crystal clear air, cool, elevated vineyards and great winemaking skills give Argentina all the ingredients for world class wines. Journalist Joanna Simon says "As a wine country, Argentina has everything going for it" (The Sunday Times). The Waxed Bat is a masterpiece from our good friend Opi Sadler, winner of two international trophies to date. The wine's name was inspired by memories of his grandfather's cellar - wine bottles sealed with heavy red wax and an occasional bat fluttering in the lamp light. Spicy Shiraz, cassis laden Cabernet and dense Malbec create power and complexity. Smooth enough to drink on its own and terrific with spare ribs or tender prime steaks. Decant an hour in advance.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Sid Nuncius HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on 17 Sep 2014
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In spite of the rather gimmicky name, this is a very nice wine indeed. It is a blend of Malbec, Argentina's signature grape, with Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon which gives it plenty of flavour. It is full of fruit but nicely balanced with spice and some firmness in the tannins. It's very full-bodied, so don't have it with anything delicately flavoured, but it's really good with robust dishes and red meat, and it makes a very enjoyable glass on its own.

I've had quite a few bottles of The Waxed Bat since it appeared in Laithwaites' list a few years ago, including this 2013 vintage, and I've always thoroughly enjoyed it. Warmly recommended of you like a dark, full-bodied red.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Sid Nuncius HALL OF FAMETOP 10 REVIEWER on 17 Sep 2014
Size Name: Case of 6
In spite of the rather gimmicky name, this is a very nice wine indeed. It is a blend of Malbec, Argentina's signature grape, with Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon which gives it plenty of flavour. It is full of fruit but nicely balanced with spice and some firmness in the tannins. It's very full-bodied, so don't have it with anything delicately flavoured, but it's really good with robust dishes and red meat, and it makes a very enjoyable glass on its own.

I've had quite a few bottles of The Waxed Bat since it appeared in Laithwaites' list a few years ago, including this 2013 vintage, and I've always thoroughly enjoyed it. Warmly recommended of you like a dark, full-bodied red.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Mrs Anna Jackson on 8 Dec 2014
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We ordered a case of waxed bat on prime for.a party. Unfortunately we ended up with a case of mixed white. Not enough time to change so we had to use but wasn't very happy
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Freddie Weston-Smith on 8 Oct 2014
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very nice full bodied red, gets better if left open awhile before serving. Great UPS service as always
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mutley on 26 Oct 2014
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D.E.L.I.S.C.I.O.U.S.!!!!!
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