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Date Printed: 12/18/2014
Susana Balbo Signature Malbec 2006
Susana Balbo Signature Malbec 2006
(search item no. 94396)

PRICE ON 12/18/2014: $24.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 James Suckling rating: 93 points
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2011 Decanter rating: 93 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Beautiful deep violet color with exploding aromas of blackberry, black cherry, and violets framed by hints of oak and mint. The wonderful aromas are mirrored on the palate, and they are joined by ripe plum fruit and a hint of toasty vanilla, bittersweet chocolate, and a hint of mint on the finish. This is a ripe and rich style of wine, but the Cabernet adds structure, reigning in the fruit and focusing it into a long finish.

A wine that truly struggles between its fun and serious side. Pairs well with a wide range of foods from beef and pork to game birds or even meat-based pastas. This is what Malbec is all about.

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