Yacochuya 2005, Cafayate, Calchaquies Valley, Salta

Yacochuya 2005, Cafayate, Calchaquies Valley, Salta Bottle

Malbec Malbec
Argentina

$49.95 (35964)

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5.0/5
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Jul 23, 2011

Community Reviews (8)

Paul Haley
5.05.0
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mgranville
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Jason Chenier
Jason Chenier

An outstanding Malbec from Argentina. Beautiful garnet colour. Silky smooth with light pepper on the palate. Lovely tanins. A very enjoyable wine. Tasted January 2012.

4.94.9
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Mikail Fancy
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Rob Burch
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Andrew Edwards
Andrew Edwards

Just opened one. Very big wine, more herby than fruity. Extremely rich and dense. Complex but in a new world way where there are a few different very big tones kinda shouting over each other. It's balanced in that none of them wins.

If drinking now, decant. This wine is very big, very nicely done, but needs time to take the edges off. Right now almost too rich to sip on without food.

93 is a rating I'd call tentative. 5 years from now this thing could be a 96 or could be a 90.

4.84.8
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Vince Stranges
Vince Stranges

The 2005 Yacochuya (100% Malbec) spent 18 months in new French oak. It is a saturated opaque purple color with a brooding bouquet of mineral, wood smoke, lavender, incense, black cherry, and plum. Voluptuous and powerful on the palate, the wine is dense, rich, succulent, and impeccably balanced. It demands another 6-8 years of cellaring and will offer prime drinking through 2025, if not longer. I tasted a component tank sample of the 2007 and it, too, was spectacular. Score - 95. (Jay Miller, erobertparker.com, Aug. 2009)

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Tony  G
Tony G

This wine was absolutely huge. One of the nicest, but most powerful wines I have had. I am not adequately able to describe or rate it really. Needs something big to go with it, like a grilled T-bone. Outstanding.

4.94.9
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