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Date Printed: 9/30/2014
Bodega Colome Estate Malbec 2009
Bodega Colome Estate Malbec 2009
(search item no. 108981)
green wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/30/2014: $24.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Tasting Panel rating: 93 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 Decanter rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2010 Tasting Panel rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The color is deep, dark red with a magenta hue. This wine is layered on the nose with blackberry, licorice, violet, bitter chocolate and spices. The flavors are rich with layered fig paste, plums, cassis and blackberry fruit. Subtle French oak flavors are well balanced and fully integrated through the mid-palate and well into the finish, which is long and round.

85% Malbec, 8% Tannat, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Syrah, 2% Petit Verdot

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About Bodega Colome:

Bodega Colome is nestled in the Calchaqui Valley, 2300 meters (7500 feet) above sea level, in the Argentine northwest. Founded in 1831, it is one of the oldest existing wineries in Argentina. In 2001, it was acquired by the Hess Family Estates. Those who enjoy their wines recognize in them the true taste of wines made with grapes of the highest quality and grown in the highest vineyards in the world (7218-10,207 feet above sea level) reflecting the soul of its terroir. Bodega y Estancia Colome's philosophy consists in the commitment to implement biodynamic agriculture, whose principles were outlined by the researcher Rudolf Steiner.