Viu Manent Malbec San Carlos Estate 2007

Malbec from Chile, South America

Price: $25.00 $19.99
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Item No. 102936
  • RP91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • WE91

Winemaker's Notes

Dense purple with violent tones this wine delivers an opulent nose of boysenberry, plum, fig and tar. In the mouth wilder more exotic flavors of moist earth, bitter chocolate and mocha lead to big, rich, voluptuous tannins resulting in a long, lingering finish.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2007 Malbec San Carlos Estate Single Vineyard is a more substantial effort. It has greater aromatic complexity better depth and grip, succulent spicy black cherry flavors, and a lengthy finish. Give it 2-3 years of additional cellaring and drink it from 2011 to 2019."
91 Points

Learn About Viu Manent

In 1966, Don Miguel Viu Manent purchased this Chilean winery and vineyard estate that dates back to the 1800's. Since 1990, the owners have made major investments in state-of-the-art technology necessary for the production of fine wines.

Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

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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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