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RESERVA MALBEC 2017 Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer TERRAZAS DE LOS ANDES
A THIRD REPEAT of the recommended 2017 (**+) was released on December 7, 2019 at $19.95. Here is my previous note: Very deep intense purple colour. Attractive, gently spicy, ripe plum-cherry-raspberry nose with some cedary, mocha-chocolate notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, slightly spicy, bright, intense, ripe plum-red and black cherry purée flavours with a lingering, cedary, complex, mocha-chocolate-tinged finish. Has 14% alcohol and now 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number Lot:22012 on the back label. CSPC 29280
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Cha Hob
Country Argentina
Region
Rating **+(89 points)
Attractive, Ripe, Solid
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: This is the most solid malbec I have seen in this bottling with dark-berry and spice aromas and flavors. Medium-to full-bodied, firm and very silky and well defined, thanks to the super fine tannins. Drink or hold. Score - 93 (James Suckling, jamessuckling.com, March 27, 2019) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - May 2, 2020
Cases bought 936 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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