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Alamos Malbec
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Wine Details

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Region

Argentina

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) It offers this great malbec, complex and inviting with abundant fruit and ripe. The palate is soft and tasty with refreshing acidity. Deep dark cherry and blackberry flavors with hints of brown spice and vanilla.

Winemaker's Notes

From the vineyard to the winery, Alamos Ridge Malbec is made to emphasize varietal fruit character. The cool evening temperatures in Catenas high altitude vineyards allow for prolonged hang-time, preserving the fruits full spectrum of aromas and flavors. At the winery, the grapes are gently destemmed (only free-run juice is used) and fermentation temperatures are carefully controlled. A blend of French and American oak barrels, 35% of which are new, are used to age the wine.The result of this car...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) Shows a saturated dark violet color; the nose offers cassis, mocha and clove, along with a strong suggestion of soil tones. It combines density and sweetness on the one hand, with gripping flavors of tobacco, dark berries, spices and minerals; a palate-staining finish dominated by sweet black and blue fruits.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage)