Alamos Malbec 2006

Malbec from Argentina, South America

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Item No. 90697
  • red wine
  • WS89
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2006 Alamos Malbec presents a deep, opaque violet color with purple hues. The nose is intense and complex, with ripe black fruits, sweet spice and a touch of violets. The mouthfeel is sweet and supple, with black cherry and cassis flavors mingled with spicy black pepper and a touch of leather. The finish is long and persistent with soft, sweet tannins.

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(9/29/2010)
Its very strong, rustic and different. It is made from grapes that are the same as in my Grampas backyard. Worth trying though.
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(9/17/2010)
I had this pork scalopinni and mushrooms (basically a marsalla sauce) and it was a great match with the rich sauce.
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(9/26/2010)
My current stint in South America has forced me to indulge in some young, but tasty South American wines. From Peru, to Chile, to Colombia you will find greater consistency with Argentine wines. Alamos amongst them. When given some time to breath both the Malbec and the Cabernet prove to be richly flavored treats to the palate.
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Learn About Alamos

From the vineyard to the winery, the Alamos wines are made to emphasize varietal fruit character. The cool evening temperatures in Catena's high altitude vineyards allow for prolonged hang time, preserving the fruit's full spectrum of aromas and flavors.

At the winery, the grapes are gently destemmed, fermentation temperatures are carefully controlled and two to four year old barrels are used to age the wines.

Learn About Argentina

(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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Learn About Malbec

Malbec(MAHL-beck) Angel of Argentina Originally a common grape in Bordeaux, Malbec adds only a small percentage to the blends there. It has, however, found another region in which to flourish -the bourgeoning wine region of Argentina. In fact, Argentinians have adopted Malbec as their national grape! Notable Facts Malbec is used in small amounts in...

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