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2009 Bodega Luigi Bosca Malbec Single Vineyard Lujan de Cuyo
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88(+?)? Points | International Wine Cellar , January 2012

(from 70-year-old vines):  Good full, bright red.  Brooding aromas of dark berries, mocha and oak.  More substantial but less appealing today than the regular malbec bottling, with the flavors of blackberry, mocha and violet struggling under a heavy layer of oak.  Plenty of material here but the tannins are dusty and slightly dry, giving the finish a rigid quality.  Will this come into better focus with time in bottle?

89 Points | Wine Spectator

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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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Malbec

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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