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Crios de Susana Balbo Rose of Malbec 2008

Crios de Susana Balbo Rose of Malbec 2008

Rose from Argentina, South America

Price: $12.79
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The 2012 vintage is available for: $11.99
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Item No. 97425
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

A beautiful, deep, vibrant rosé color. Has a surprising amount of glycerin and body for a rosé wine, and beautiful aromas of fresh, ripe wild strawberries. On the palate, the flavors of strawberries and cherries come rushing in, accompanied by some spice notes and a clean, dry finish. This is the wine to serve with warm-weather meals when there is a mix of traditional white & red wine foods. Keep one in the fridge at all times and you'll always have a delicious wine to enjoy with light snacks and cheeses. Best consumed in its youth.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2008 Rose of Malbec is a saignee of Malbec sourced from 30-year-old ungrafted vines. It exhibits a fragrant bouquet of cherry and wild strawberries leading to a medium-bodied, dry, concentrated wine with lots of spicy red fruits and excellent balance. Drink it over the next 12-18 months."
90 Points

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Rablogan - Dorset, VT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/24/2010)
Derived from the Malbec grape, theis wine presnts a vibrant rose red color. As you remove the cork, aromatic gentle wild strawberry aroma fills the nose with no other hint of what is to come. As you pour, this aroma floats smoothly and invitingly under the nose. Upon tasting, the aroma of wild strawberry clearly gives way to the flavor of cherry that lingers on the palate and combines with a very slight spice. Wild strawberry flavors then pervade the cherry and spice to end with a notedly strong clean, dry finish. The finish is nothing short of stunning.
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After 22 years of winemaking, Susana Balbo has a strong sense of what she wants from her wines. From every harvest, she creates the grandest possible wines under her Susana Balbo label. To achieve this, she makes a rigorous selection of the finest barrels prior to making her final blends, dividing them into the parents (reserve level wines) and offspring or crios. Wines under...

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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 Rose

Rose(roe-ZAY) A Rose by Any Other Name Technically, a rose is an unfinished red wine, but the term seems so- secondary. Rose is a different sort of wine, with all the refreshing qualities of a white wine mixed with some characteristics of a red. It can be made from many different grape varietals and in many different regions, the most popular and successful being Southern France,...

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