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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
Altos las Hormigas Malbec 2006
Altos las Hormigas Malbec 2006
(search item no. 89404)
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $12.29

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
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 86 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:

Very intense, fruit driven and its nose integrates layers of violet, lavender, red berries, liquorice and chocolate. Ample structure and full body.

Suggested pairings: Argentine Asado, grilled beef, Carbonara sauce pasta, spicy beef based dishes, soft paste aged cheeses.

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