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Benmarco Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - The 2013 Benmarco Cabernet Sauvignon is sourced form Los Árboles in the Uco valley, at the limit of Tupungato and Tunuyán. There is...
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Bodega Norton Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2013 750ml

Vibrant ruby color. Complex aromas of ripe red fruits and mint, with dark chocolate notes. Highly concentrated on the palate with round, ripe...
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Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Malbec Don Nicanor Villa Blanca Single Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 90 - Bright ruby. Sexy new tones complicated ripe scents of blackberry and cassis. Creamy, deep flavors of dark berries, spices and bitter...
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Catena Zapata Malbec Adrianna Vineyard Mundus Bacillus Terrae 2013 750ml

Rated 96 - A generous and fruity wine with phenomenal depth and character. Full body, layered and beautiful with such gorgeous fruit character of...
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Catena Zapata Malbec Nicasia Vineyard 2013 750ml

Rated 96 - The 2013 Malbec Catena Zapata Nicasia Vineyard is produced with grapes from the vineyard that names it--a vineyard planted in 1997 in...
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Ernesto Catena Cabernet Franc Siesta En El Tahuantinsuyu 2013 750ml

Rated 92 - Aromas of dark berry with dried strawberry and spice character. Full body, silky tannins and a fresh finish. Tangy undertone. Drink or...
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Ernesto Catena Siesta Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 750ml

Rated 91 - Aromas of mushroom and dark fruit follow through to a full body, firm tannins and a velvety finish. Focused and tight. Better in 2017. -...
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Familia Zuccardi Finca Piedra Infinita 2013 750ml

Rated 97 - If the 2012 was impressive, the 2013 Finca Piedra Infinita is otherworldy! This comes form one very specific plot of 10-year-old vines...
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Familia Zuccardi Malbec Jose Zuccardi 2013 750ml

Rated 93 - There is a new Malbec, the 2013 José Zuccardi, produced with grapes from different locations in the Valle de Uco that fermented in...
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2013 Argentina

The majority of Argentina’s fine wines come from the high-altitude Mendoza region, an area which is often troubled by unpredictable weather - including hail storms and sudden cold snaps - but thanks to the expertise and experience of the vintners who work there, quality wines manage to be produced year after year. 2013 was a particularly cold year in Argentina, with a long, cool growing season which required a lot of waiting for the ripening of the grapes to occur. This was no problem for the main grape varietals of the region - Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon - which generally benefit from cooler temperatures, but created a few issues for the region’s white wines, especially Sauvignon Blanc.

The growing season of 2013 started warm, but quickly turned quite cold, meaning that harvest ended up being about two weeks later than usual. Plenty of rain in the spring was a much needed boon, but the harvest season was overall very hot, giving a great end to an up-and-down year.The result of this was that the 2013 vintage in Argentina was characterized by fine tannic structure, with particularly high acidity and lower than average alcohol levels in the majority of the grapes picked. This was great news for Malbec, which turned out to be more acidic and vibrant than is typical - something which has rarely happened in Argentina before - meaning the 2013 vintage is one with great ageing potential. The cold nights of this year also allowed Malbec’s aromatic qualities to come forward strongly, making this vintage an unusual but highly successful one for Argentina.