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2008 Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Reserva Mendoza
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88(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January/February 2011

($25) Bright saturated ruby. Sexy oak spices complement blackberry, cassis, bitter chocolate, licorice and mint on the nose. Juicy, intense and penetrating, with a firm spine for aging. Not at all overly sweet-in fact a bit youthfully stunted-with a dominant flavor of boysenberry. Finishes with slightly tough tannins. This will need time to expand and gain in pliancy. (Michael Skurnik Wines, Syosset, NY)

89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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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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