Altos las Hormigas Malbec Mendoza
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152 Ratings
Altos las Hormigas Malbec Mendoza

Wine Details

Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Region

Argentina

Winemaker's Notes

"The Altos Las Hormigas Malbec is dark red, and is a terroir-driven fruit-bomb. It offers a generous nose of plums, dark cherries and berries with good notes of earth. It is lush and velvety sweet, with folds and folds of dark fruit. With beautiful balance and such opulence, this wine is sure to please. It is the main production, deriving from grapes harvested at the end of March, 50% from estate owned vineyards in the Lujan, 50% from grapes bought from contracted vignerons from the La Consult...

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Varietal

Malbec

Style

Red

Region

Argentina

"The Altos Las Hormigas Malbec is dark red, and is a terroir-driven fruit-bomb. It offers a generous nose of plums, dark cherries and berries with good notes of earth. It is lush and velvety sweet, with folds and folds of dark fruit. With beautiful balance and such opulence, this wine is sure to please. It is the main production, deriving from grapes harvested at the end of March, 50% from estate owned vineyards in the Lujan, 50% from grapes bought from contracted vignerons from the La Consult...

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    Extremely dark (nearly black!). Strong fruity aroma. Light to moderate tannins with nice, lingering after-taste. Heavy, great wine.

    over 3 years
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    nice and spicy

    almost 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 159 on Jun-05
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/05