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Date Printed: 4/19/2014
Altos las Hormigas Malbec 2005
Altos las Hormigas Malbec 2005
(search item no. 86825)
Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
PRICE ON 4/19/2014: $12.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2000 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This wine is the exciting result of our encounter with the great land of Argentina, whose very light and space seem to reproduce perfectly in all its fruits a remarkable character and vitality. The ant (hormiga) is one of the few creatures who can survive in our vineyard's hard-to-work soils.
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