Valdivieso Single Vineyard Old Vines Malbec 2009, Do Sagrada Familia, Valle De Curico

Malbec Malbec
Maipo Valley, Chile

$16.50 (273987)

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90 pts
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August 04, 2012

Critic Reviews (1)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Malbec is rare in Chile but this old vineyard has been in service for 80 years! It has a great nose of floral,...

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Alex Zanella
Alex Zanella

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fleece 57
fleece 57

excellant value

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urotsukidoji
urotsukidoji

Very good!

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Brooke McClelland
Brooke McClelland

Some nice traits, but just a little too acidic for my taste.

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Tony  G
Tony G

Very nice with BBQ lamb burgers. Blackberry and coconut notes, nicely put together.

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Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

The 2008 Valdivieso Single Vineyard Old Vines Malbec (not the 2009, label mistake, hence the discount?), harvested from 80 year old vineyard and aged in French Oak for 12 months prior to bottling, is a medium bodied, integrated wine, with intense aromas of blackberry, figs, toasted oak, vanilla and coconut. It has a nice minerality, refined tannins (decant for 1-2 hours), is on the acidic side and has a long and smooth finish. It is food friendly, though I would recommend to sip it; drink now-2016. My impression: BEAUTIFUL, 90 pts - recommended buy, discounted from $19.95. Tasted Jan/13.

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Blair WineLover
Blair WineLover

Fruit forward, plummy taste. Very nice slightly pepper or mineral finish. I cannot quite give it a ninety, it is not just not smooth enough.

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Kevin Donato
Kevin Donato

Deep-coloured with a youthful purpled tinge. Medium-full body, with structured acidity and soft tannin. Notes of blackberry, raspberry and a touch of leather and cracked pepper. Had a long lived length, but had a touch of heat from the alcohol. Otherwise, well-balanced and shows some refinement. Sept 2012.

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mct
mct

Wasn't a hit.

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