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2010 Altocedro Malbec Reserva La Consulta
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January 2012

(aged for 15 months in new French oak; 15.5% alcohol):  Bright full ruby.  Precise aromas of black fruits, violet, spices and pepper.  Dense, superripe and powerful, with obviously elevated alcohol but solid acidity to leaven the sweetness of the highly concentrated dark berry, chocolate and musky espresso flavors.  This very round, outsized malbec finishes with substantial palate-coating tannins and chocolatey oak tones.  Impressive wine for fans of the type.

90 Points | Wine Spectator
88 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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