Finca Sophenia Reserve Malbec 2009, Tupungato, Mendoza

Malbec Malbec
Argentina

$17.95 (66837)

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January 22, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

An exceptionally good value Malbec with a nose of fresh earth, crushed blackberries, wild, sweet herbs, candied...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is one of the tastier, inexpensive malbecs of late, avoiding the coarseness of many peers. It has very typical...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Moderate intensity, dark-fruit dominated, with the floral malbec aromas typical of higher elevation vineyards. The...

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Community Reviews (3)

Adam
Adam

A pleasant but not memorable malbec. The floral/herbal and licorice notes are all there but you have to hunt for them a bit behind the heavy alcohol and smoked meatiness. I'd say it's a reasonable value at this price - at this price I've certainly tasted worse but I've also tasted much better.

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Craig Osborn
Craig Osborn

Tasted May 2011.

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Tyler Philp
Tyler Philp

This producer is fairly consistent. Good black fruit: plum up front with some sour cherry and smoke on the finish. Fairly full with moderate tannin structure that will add complexity with some age. A bit edgy right now but then Sophenia's malbec always smooths with a couple of years in the cellar. Best after 2013. (northof9finewine, Feb 2011)

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