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Fine Wine > Red > Mendoza > Malbec

This sturdy, tannic, plumy red wine grape, a staple of Bordeaux for over a century, was in decline until it was discovered by Argentina. This was in fact a rediscovery, because Malbec's root origins in Argentina date to the days before phylloxera in the earlier 20th century. Its character is more plum-like than Merlot and slightly more tannic that Cabernet Sauvignon. It is still used in the French southwest in the dark, tannic wine of Cahors, where the grape is known as Cot. Though Chile and Australia also have adopted Malbec, it's Argentina that has made its reputation. There, it becomes a rich, lush red that can develop complexity as it ages.


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Luca Malbec Mendoza Argentina 2011 750ml
|   WA: 92   |    IWC: 91   |   


Cellar/Tasting Notes
"The 2011 Luca Malbec comes from three vineyards in the Uco Valley in Altamira, La Consulta and Gualtallary that have an average age of 46 years. It is aged for 16 months in French oak (60% new). It has a floral bouquet of wild strawberry, raspberry, rhubarb and a touch of Hoi Sin that is..

Item Price: $32.00
Case Price: $384.00
(12 Units)
161671


Tikal Amorio Malbec Mendoza Argentina 2011 750ml
|   WA: 93   |    IWC: 91   |    WS: 90   |   


Cellar/Tasting Notes
"The 2011 Amorio is my favorite from the lineup, a blend of 85% Malbec and 15% Petit Verdot from Vista Flores in the Uco Valley. It has a wonderful, complex, subtle and elegant bouquet with a sense of freshness and some earthy hints. The palate is silky, with very fine tannins and great acidity...

Item Price: $33.00
Case Price: $396.00
(12 Units)
161905



 
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