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2007 Achaval Ferrer Malbec Mendoza
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January/February 2009

($27) Good deep purple-ruby. Complex, pure aromas of black fruits, licorice and spearmint. Juicy, minty and penetrating, with a saline suggestion of soil and little easy sweetness. But this very sexy wine offers lovely inner-mouth perfume and finishes quite long, with fine-grained tannins.

91 Points | Wine Spectator
91 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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by Jerome12357001
Definitely ripe with lots of blackberry fruit. The forward taste is pleasingly pleasant. The finish is long. I recommend this to our WTC (Wine Tasters Club)which shall be meeting Oct.18, 2008. You won't be disappointed by this one.


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About Argentina

Until the early 1990s, Argentina's wine industry was focused inward, as the local market's thirst was sufficient to absorb the huge quantities of everyday drinking wine produced there. But with per-capita consumption in the domestic market in sharp decline since the mid-1970s, Argentina's wine producers realized that they had to look to export markets to remain in business, and winemaking in Argentina began its transformation.

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The Malbec grape may have originated in southwest France, where it still is grown under the name Cot. However, the grape's international profile has surged not because of what's going on in France, but rather because of current trends in Argentina.
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