Nieto Senetiner Don Nicanor Malbec 2008, Mendoza

Malbec Malbec
Mendoza, Argentina

$17.95 (178657)

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89 pts
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February 04, 2012

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

What a great buy, from a solid, classic producer located in the heart of Lujan de Coyo. This is what malbec is about...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

For lovers of full-bodied, mouth-coating Malbec at a reasonable price, the 2008 Don Nicanor is an excellent bet. Very...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Ultra-deep colour; the nose is currently closed, and the palate is likewise tightly wound and a little unyielding,...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Spicy, rich, solid Malbec with firm taninns and an abundance of chcolate and black fruit. Brooding and intense on the...

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Community Reviews (9)

Paul Summers
Paul Summers

Just a great Malbec with chewy fruits and fine tanins. A great value.

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apbarros
apbarros

great Malbec on the nose, nice acidity touch, but still too much tannin. Maybe it'll improve with age?

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orangejazz
orangejazz

From Bodegas Nieto Senetiner's signature line, this glass-coating opaque-purple Malbec is appropriately bursting with personality. Bold aromas of tar, blackberry, blueberry and smoke are nicely replayed on the palate. Dry, with ripe fruit, voluptuous tannins and a core of balancing acidity. This medium-full-bodied wine will evolve over the next 3-5 years. If enjoying it now, its deliciously long, fruit-laden finish will leave you salivating for a marinated steak, cooked rare. (VINTAGES panel, June

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Brad Mate
Brad Mate

nice big gritty style malbec. cherry tobacco nose leads to cherry, vanilla, musty oak with hints of lead mineral tones on the palate. must be unfiltered b/c theres plenty of tannins to chew on.

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2008 Don Nieto Senetiner Don Nicanor Malbec, aged in French oak for 12 months, is full bodied, fruity, with nice aromas of strawberry and prune. Tannins are subtle to refined (decant for 15 to 30 min) and the finish is medium to long and smooth. Still a bit too young, drink 2016-2020. My impression: NICE, 89 pts - well crafted wine for reasonable price, recommended. Tasted Feb/12.

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Craig Osborn
Craig Osborn

Tasted March 2012.

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Kevin Donato
Kevin Donato

Nearly opaque in purpled colour. Nose of blueberry jam, cherry, violets and black candy licorice. Well balanced mouthfeel. Palate of black fruits, licorice root, and sweet spice. Lengthy finish. Mar 2011.

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Brooke McClelland
Brooke McClelland

Pretty good.

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