Punto Final Malbec Reserva 2006

Malbec from Argentina, South America

Price: $18.99
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The 2011 vintage is available for: $18.99
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Item No. 97971
  • RP92
  • W&S91
  • WS91
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

A blend of 99% Malbec and 1% Cabernet Franc.

The Malbec grapes from mature vines are sourced in equal parts from the Agrelo and La Consulta regions. The wine is fermented and aged in French oak barriques, with aging lasting 16 months. It is then matured in bottle for a further 6 months. Deep red in color with intense violet shades. On the nose, a combination of red fruits and toasty notes given by the French oak are evident. In the mouth the wine is complex and structured wih a long aftertaste.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2006 Punto Final Reserva contains 99% Malbec and 1% Cabernet Franc aged for 10 months in French oak. It, too, was sourced from vineyards over 50 years of age but with lower yields. Opaque purple-colored, it offers up a fragrant bouquet of cedar, scorched earth, lavender, and black cherry. Layered, dense, and concentrated, it has tons of savory black fruit, spice notes, and excellent balance. This lengthy effort can be enjoyed now but will evolve in the bottle for 2-3 years. "
92 Points

"A dark, tarry style, with crushed plum, fig and hoisin sauce flavors backed by an invigorating licorice snap note on the ripe, muscular finish. Powerful but driven, this brings you back for more. Drink now through 2012."
91 Points

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Rating:
(9/22/2010)
this wine has the possibilty of becoming a good one. let it sit for at least two years, after opening, let this baby breathe
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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
Found this to have all the luxury one would expect in a malbec
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Rating:
(9/24/2010)
This is an outstanding wine at a very low price. Great for drinking now.
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Rating:
(9/27/2010)
Nicely balanced, good value for money.
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Rating:
(9/14/2010)
shared this with a few friends over a pasta dinner. we all loved it -- now i'm back for more!
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