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2010 Achaval Ferrer Finca Bella Vista Mendoza
Producer: Achaval Ferrer
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: other red varietal
94(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - March/April 2013
Bright medium ruby. Utterly uncompromising aromas and flavors of blackcurrant, cherry pit, flowers and crushed rock. Savory, dusty and very light on its feet, with superb vinosity and clarity of flavor. Conveys an impression of strong saline extract and little in the way of easy sweetness. A wine of outstanding energy and class, finishing with a firm tannic spine, pungent minerality and uncanny subtle persistence. My recorked bottle was still great after 72 hours in the refrigerator.