• Achaval-Ferrer Mendoza Malbec 2011

    Achaval-Ferrer Mendoza Malbec 2011

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    Wine Spectator:  Rated as Outstanding: a wine of superior character and style. "Very pure, with a beam of raspberry coulis, blackberry and cherry pulp notes that pump out layers of spice, flint and wildflowers. Juicy yet structured, with a mineral edge to the long, savory finish. Drink now through 2015." Aug 2010 (Advance)

    Winery:  "Intense, pure, full colours and young aromas. This wine completes our vision of Malbec. We wish to honour the insignia variety of Mendoza. We want to emphasize all the characteristics of this unique cepage. Our work in the vineyards reinforces leaf system over root system, and emphasizes the soul of the fruit. Our objective is to preserve the vertebral column of variety as the first step of a trilogy that continues in ascending stairs with Quimera – a design wine - and Finca Altamira, Finca Bella Vista and Finca Mirador, through which we showcase the expression of terroir. We strongly recommend decanting this wine at least an hour before drinking."

    Size:  750ml; cork
    Varietal:  100% Malbec
    Alcohol:  14.5%
    Aging:   9 months in French oak barrels  
    Region:  Mendoza, Argentina