Trapiche Malbec Vina Adriana Venturin 2006

Malbec from Argentina, South America

Price: $52.99 $49.99
Save $3.00 (6%)
Item No. 100451
  • RP95
  • WS92
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

This Malbec is dark crimson red with deep violet and black components. This meaty wine shows aromas of ripe, concentrated dark fruits like plums. It begins ample in the mouth, with rich and smooth tannins. The long finish has mineral notes that combine with toasty notes to lend great complexity.

Food Match: venison, roasts, red meat, grilled meats, game, beef, BBQ.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2006’s were bottled in early April 2008, just a week before I tasted them. The 2006 Malbec Vina Venturin is purple/black-colored with an expressive nose of toasty oak, lavender, mineral, blueberry, and black cherry. More forward than the other 2006 Malbecs, it also exhibits greater complexity, sweeter fruit, awesome depth, and a 60-second finish."
95 Points

"This is rather flashy, with lots of mocha and fruitcake aromatics up front, backed by lush raspberry ganache, fig sauce and plum jam flavors. The long, rich, velvety finish has plenty of latent grip, with the fruit sailing on."
92 Points

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(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 Malbec

Malbec(MAHL-beck) Angel of Argentina Originally a common grape in Bordeaux, Malbec adds only a small percentage to the blends there. It has, however, found another region in which to flourish -the bourgeoning wine region of Argentina. In fact, Argentinians have adopted Malbec as their national grape! Notable Facts Malbec is used in small amounts in...

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