Familia Schroeder Saurus Patagonia Select Malbec 2006, Patagonia, Neuquén, San Patricio Del Chañar

Malbec Malbec
Argentina

$15.95 (55459)

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March 20, 2010

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Hailing from Patagonia this good value shows ripe sweet, floral, blackberry malbec fruit with a veneer of mocha, plus...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The cooler region of Neuquén in Patagonia allows for wines of excellent aromatic intensity and focused ripe but not...

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Andrew Hunter
Andrew Hunter

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Yeah, I dunno. This is a weird one. I suppose one could say there was an intense floral note here but I detected a strange volatility on the nose. I'd say it was closer to chemical air freshener. An odd mix on the palate too; There was the fatness of rounded, fruity malbec but it had a very sharp, hot and acidic top end with a scooped out mid-palate. I found this to be totally out of balance. Aging will not help.

The style may well be deliberate, but just it didn't work for me. It's drinkable in a home-made wine sort of way.

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