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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top Malbec’s Of 2010

 

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Bodega Monteviejo-Lindaflor-Malbec-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2003-$29.98-A nose of dark fruits, dark purple in color.  Blackberry, blueberry, medium to full bodied with chocolate, coffee and vanilla notes, good but expected more than it delivered.                    WS-89                WE-88 CR-89                Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

Bodegas Trapiche-Broquel-Malbec-Medoza-Argentina-2007-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Black cherry, plum, medium to full bodied, spice, a solid wine that delivers good QPR.                 RP-86               WS-88                WE-91               CR-89                Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

La Posta-Del Vinatero-Cocina-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2008-$14.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Black cherry, spice, black berries, licorice, good body, smooth, a good Malbec.               RP-89               WS-87               CR-88               Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon-Reserva-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2008-$17.33-A nose of dark fruits and spice,  blackish purple in color.  A full bodied intense red, plum, blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and brown spice, a very good value.                NR-                CR-90                Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

Bodegas Finca Abril-Single Vineyard-Malbec-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2006-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, blackberry, plums, layered favors, with some graphite and toasted spices.                    NR                 CR-89                Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.

Tilia-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2009-$6.99-A nose of dark fruit, nothing complex, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied Malbec,  black cherry, plum, with some spiciness’ to the finish, a good value for this price level.                     WS-83                 CR-86                   Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.

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