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Achaval-Ferrer Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - This racy, supple Cabernet boasts a pure core of raspberry, cassis and black cherry coulis notes fortified by bright acidity and a firm,...
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Alta Vista Malbec Reserve Alzarine 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - Complex aromas of blackberry, wet earth, floral and mushroom. Full and juicy with chocolate, berry and light slate. Round and velvety....
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Bodega Flechas De Los Andes Gran Corte 2011 750ml

Rated 91 - There is a big jump to the top of the range, in all senses, making, quality... and price. The 2011 Gran Corte is a blend that is more or...
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Bodega Flechas De Los Andes Gran Malbec 2011 750ml

Rated 90 - The 2011 Gran Malbec is matured one third in new barriques, one third in used ones, and the rest in stainless steel for one year....
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Catena Zapata Cabernet Sauvignon Alta 2011 750ml

Rated 92+ - Bright, dark red. Shows blacker fruits on the nose than the 2012 Cabernet, along with complicating notes of bitter chocolate, spices...
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El Enemigo Bonarda 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - n earthy and decadent wonder with spicy and funky character. Full body, long finish. Best bonarda in Argentina. Awesome. Charbono is...
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El Enemigo Cabernet Franc 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - The 2011 El Enemigo Cabernet Franc is a little bit of the reverse blend of the Malbec, as it packs 92% Cabernet Franc and 8% Malbec also...
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Ernesto Catena Siesta Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 750ml

Rated 92 - Deep, rich and lush, with concentrated flavors of Asian spice, plum pudding and dried raspberry, featuring seductive notes of cream and...
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Familia Zuccardi Zeta 2011 750ml

Rated 93 - This is a beautiful red with savory character and cream acidity. This gives an attractive texture and a juicy finish. 87% malbec from La...

2011 750ml Mendoza

When it comes to Argentinian wines, one region stands head and shoulders above the rest. The high altitude wine region of Mendoza has been producing high quality wines for some time now, and has established itself as one of the premier homes of New World viticulture, thanks to its combination of bold, Latin American approaches to winemaking coupled with a European flair for excellence and finesse.

Today, the Mendoza accounts for almost two-thirds of the Argentinian wine output, making it a dominating force in the country’s industry, and wines from Mendoza are exported all over the world. Its success comes from several factors - not least for the fact that it is one of the oldest and most well established New World wine regions, having been planted in the mid 19th century and allowed to develop from heritage vines of the finest European specimens. The altitude is certainly a key factor when it comes to Mendoza. The average elevation of vineyards in this region is 1000 metres above sea level, a factor which creates almost unparalleled consistency in climatic conditions, allowing the vintners to regulate their growing and harvesting for optimum effect.

Mendoza is primarily a Malbec producer, although Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo and Chardonnay varietal grapes are also grown here to great effect. The Malbec grapes of Argentina tend to have a higher level of expression and flavor than those in its native France, because Mendoza Malbec grows in smaller bunches, with smaller, more intensely charactered berries.