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Luigi Bosca Malbec Reserva
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Luigi Bosca

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Region

Argentina

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2003 Vintage) TASTING NOTES With deep ruby red color, this wine displays ripe red berries, spice and black pepper aromas. Its intense initial taste is complemented by the softness and sweetness of its tannins. It is a wine with a great body and structure. TECHNICAL SHEET Climate Dry, very cold winters, temperate springs, fresh summers. Big thermal temperature between night and day. Average summer temperature: 22º C and average winter temperature: 6º C. Minimum winter temperature: -6º C. Average annual rainfall read more...TASTING NOTES With deep ruby red color, this wine displays ripe red berries, spice and black pepper aromas. Its intense initial taste is complemented by the softness and sweetness of its tannins. It is a wine with a great body and structure. TECHNICAL SHEET Climate Dry, very cold winters, temperate springs, fresh summers. Big thermal temperature between night and day. Average summer temperature: 22º C and average winter temperature: 6º C. Minimum winter temperature: -6º C. Average annual rainfall: 197 mm. Soil Alluvial, clay and limestone. Abundant lime. Shallow. Subsoil of stone and pebbles. Good drainage. 1.5% west-east and 1% south-north inclination. Oak Ageing 12 months in French oak barrels. Yield of Vineyard 70 qq/ha 49 hlts. / ha. Grape Variety Malbec 100%. Ageing Potential 10 years. Filtering One very light filtering. Service Temperature 16°C /18°C. Basic Analisis Alcohol 14,30° pH 3,53 Total Acidity 4,85 g/l Residual Sugar 2,19 g/l Pairing Roast or grilled red meat, Venison, Hard cheese. (hide)

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    Malbec as Malbec should be, according to Nancy who we met on Curaçao. She teaches wine science at the Culinary Institute in Charlotte.

    about 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 06/07
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/2014