Altocedro Reserva Malbec 2012, La Consulta Vineyards, Uco Valley, Mendoza

Malbec Malbec
Mendoza, Argentina

$37.95 (187880)

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The 2009 Malbec Reserva was sourced from vines averaging 75 years of age and spent 15 months in a mix of new and second-use French oak. It delivers a step up in richness from the Ano Cedro cuvee, along with greater density, succulence, and length. Plush on the palate, it conceals enough structure to evolve for another 2-3 years and will be at its best from 2012 to 2021. Score: 92 (Jay Miller, erobertparker.com, Dec. 2011)
90 pts
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June 11, 2016

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a full bodied, quite rich and generous malbec from one of the best sub-regions of the Uco Valley. It shows...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

A formidable malbec expression, pitchy, demanding and even a bit reductive. The richest dark black fruit goes...

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