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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
Terra Rosa Malbec 2009
Terra Rosa Malbec 2009
(search item no. 113229)

PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Terra Rosa is a rich purple Malbec with an exotically perfumed nose, an elegant mouthfeel, smokiness and ripe blueberry flavors with inviting, complex textures. Drinks beautifully by itself and even more beautifully with a hearty pasta, pizza, and of course, grilled meats.
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About Terra Rosa:

Terra Rosa originates in the ancient Mendoza vineyards. The vineyard is under the ownership of Patrick and Faith Campbell, owners of Laurel Glen in Northern California. The two began farming in Laurel Glen in 1977 and now have crops in three locations in northern California, Sonoma County and Mendoza, Argentina.

Patrick heads down to Argentina five times per year to oversee vineyard management and, along with co-winemaker Ray Kaufman, to control harvest and fermentation activities. After the fermentations are finished, the wine is brought up to our California winery by ship in temperature-controlled 24,000 liter stainless steel containers to age in French and European oak barrels for 15 months. In short, Terra Rosa is under our direct control from vineyard through bottling. The result: a cabernet blended with 25% Malbec, delicious, complex, deep: a far more sophisticated wine than its reasonable price suggests.