Mendoza


Caymus Red Schooner 'Voyage 2' Malbec NV
"A dense, dark red, this wine opens up with the scent of ripe plums and cherries, layered with hints of dark chocolate. On the palate, it is powerful, concentrated, supple and persistent, with generous flavors of French oak the support but don't dominate. The wine carries through to a complete
Item Number: 21050
Bottle:$39.95
Case: $479.40
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Fabre Montmayou Reserva Malbec 2014
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2014 Malbec Reserva had a note of smoky bacon that made me think of a Northern Rhône. 60% of the wine matured in French oak for one year. There are plenty of notes of licorice and ripe plums with hints of violets. The palate is medium to full-bodied with grainy, slightly dusty
Item Number: 20794
Bottle:$11.85
Case: $142.20
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Mendoza Vineyards Gran Reserva Malbec 2011
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92  "The 2011 Malbec Grand Reserve, aged for 20 months in new Nadalie barrels, smells of leather, forest floor, dill and paprika over a core of cherries in liqueur not unlike some traditional Riojas (from Spain, not from Argentina). The palate is medium-bodied, with some grippy
Item Number: 19502
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $95.70
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Bodega Norton 'Reserva' Malbec 2012
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "Toasty yet ripe, showing ample mesquite and mocha notes to the raspberry ganache and rich plum fruit. Silky tannins line the dark, cream-tinged finish. A deep red color with hints of purple, this Malbec is expressive on the nose with notes of ripe black fruits, violets, and
Item Number: 18118
Bottle:$13.95
Case: $167.40
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Durigutti Cabernet Franc 2013
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93“This is a serious cab franc with dark berry, mahogany, mushroom and walnut character on the nose and palate. Full body, fine tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink or hold.”
Item Number: 20083
Bottle:$14.95
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Tilia Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon is mostly from Medrano, Junin and Barrancas in east Mendoza with 10% grapes from the Uco Valley fermented together in stainless steel and cement vats, so the Uco part is harvested quite early for the zone. It has a serious, clean and focused nose with
Item Number: 9622
Bottle:$8.45
Case: $101.40
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Tilia Malbec 2014
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90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 The grapes of the 2014 Malbec were harvested very early and 70% of them fermented using carbonic maceration. The freshness is so impressive that I had to look at the alcohol level, which is half a degree lower than in the fresher 2013 vintage! There are some herbal aromas (think
Item Number: 19829
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Catena Zapata 'Catena' Chardonnay 2014
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 The 2014 Chardonnay is a blend of three vineyards. The vineyards are divided into lots that are harvested at different times: Agrelo at 3,117 foot elevation, Villa Bastías at 3,675 foot elevation and Gualtallary at 4,757 foot elevation. Each vineyard is vinified differently and
Item Number: 20103
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Alma de los Andes Reserva Malbec 2012
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91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91" Smoky aromas of graphite, road tar and wild berry set up a wiry, full-force palate with a can’t-miss beam of tartaric acidity. Blackberry and chocolaty flavors finish forward, with unabashed freshness and drive. Drink through 2019. " ~ MS
Item Number: 19921
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Catena 'Zapata' Catena Malbec 2013
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91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 As I saw with the Cabernet, the 2013 Catena Malbec also feels fresher than the 2012. It is produced with fruit from Valle de Uco and some 20% from the Luján de Cuyo zone that fermented in a mixture of cement and stainless steel, and partly matured in barrels for some 10 months. The
Item Number: 19628
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Alamos Malbec 2015
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" The grapes for our 2015 Malbec were handpicked, destemmed and crushed. Prior to fermentation, the must was cold soaked for three days. Fermentation occurred in upright, conical tanks for one week at 85F. Throughout fermentation, we used several pump-overs to extract color and flavor. After primary
Item Number: 340
Bottle:$7.45
Case: $89.40
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Luigi Bosca 'Single Vineyard' Malbec 2013
91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 WS TOP 100 2015 Rank 81 "Decadently spiced, with intense dark chocolate and roasted plum flavors that feature notes of paprika. Black pepper accents show on the lush, mineral-filled finish. Needs time to open up. Best from 2017 through 2021."  Vinous Media 90  "Fresh, dark
Item Number: 22074
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Mendel Winery Malbec 2013
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 "This wine has balance and finesse with blueberry, blackberry and some walnut character. Full body, fine tannins and a beautiful finish."  Wine Advocate 92 "The 2013 Malbec is produced with the grapes from an ungrafted vineyard planted in 1928 in Mayor Drummond in Luján de Cuyo
Item Number: 19818
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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Trivento 'Golden Reserve' Malbec 2013
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90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90 "A powerful, muscular red, with green herbal notes to the sinewy flavors of dark currant, black olive and baker’s chocolate. Creamy hints show on the lavishly spiced finish, with cocoa powder details. Drink now through 2020. 40,000 cases made."  Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec
Item Number: 20695
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $101.70
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Altos Las Hormigas Malbec 2014
91  Tim Atkin 
Wine Advocate 89 "The juicy and unoaked 2014 Malbec Clásico has a captivating, perfumed nose of violets, lilies and ripe cherries. It's all berries and flowers with a juicy palate. This is simply delicious and a real bargain for the quality it delivers. One to buy by the case. Bravo!"  Tim Atkins
Item Number: 21439
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Layer Cake Malbec 2013
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"Layer Cake Malbec is extremely dense and concentrated. Opaque purple, almost black in color, the aroma is full of grilled bread, Asian spices, pencil lead, minerals, lavender, blueberry pie, and black cherry. On the palate there is layer upon layer of savory fruit, spice notes, espresso, and dark
Item Number: 18718
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Chakana Winery 'Estate' Red 2013
93  Tim Atkin 
Decanter 92 Uplifting, vibrant notes of raspberry, cherry, blackberry and violet. Peppery, clean and fresh – so pure! Seamless structure and an electric, refreshing finish. Mouthwatering and persistent.  Tim Atkin 93 "Chakana's red blend combines Malbec with Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah to good
Item Number: 16919
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $137.70
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Aruma Malbec 2014
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90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90 "A very fresh and clean malbec with plum and hints of decadence. Full-bodied yet refined and silky. Delicious refinement. Nice bright acidity. Wonderful quality for the money. Drink now."~JS  Wine Spectator 88 "This juicy red starts with peppery notes that lead into flavors of
Item Number: 20356
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Tikal 'Natural' Red Blend 2013
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94 "This is very intense with sea salt, blackberry and dried meat aromas and flavors. Full body, chewy and polished tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Stylish intense wine. A blend of Malbec and Syrah. Made from biodynamic grapes."  "Tikal is owned by Ernesto Catena, son of
Item Number: 21910
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Trivento 'Reserve' Malbec 2015
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Decanter 95  "Gorgeous nose exhibiting an array of aromas such as peppery mulberry, sour and black cherry, violet and a subtle touch of wild strawberry jam. The palate is full, complex, with a fantastic energy and bursting with ripe dark plums; tannins are impressively silky and freshness is
Item Number: 7187
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
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Gouguenheim Merlot 2014
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91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"A merlot with lots of new wood giving it a vanilla and spice character. Full body, silky tannins and a juicy finish. A little too much but the quality is all there. Drink now."J.S.
Item Number: 21848
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Trapiche Malbec 2015
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"Argentine Malbec with black fruit flavors, vanilla, floral nuances and spices. On the palate, it is young, tasty, fruity, fresh and has velvety tannins. The vineyards of Trapiche are located at the foot of the Andes, where solar radiation is intense and therefore produces very ripe grapes with
Item Number: 945
Bottle:$5.95
Case: $71.40
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DiamAndes 'Perlita' Malbec-Syrah 2014
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90  James Suckling 
James Suckling 90"A little lean but some good berry, mineral and mushroom character. Medium body. A blend of Malbec and syrah flavorful yet subtle finish."
Item Number: 17903
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Sur de los Andes Premium Blend 2010
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91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91 " Intense mineral and berry aromas show class and touches of mint and resiny wood. This feels crisp, electric and drawing, while flavors of graphite, mint, raw oak, vanilla, plum and raspberry run onto a lightly herbal, medium-length finish. Drink this tightly wound, fresh young
Item Number: 17407
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Ernesto Catena 'Padrillos' Malbec 2014
87  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 87 "The 2014 Padrillos Malbec is sourced from the Uco Valley, cold fermented in stainless steel with 20% inner staves. The wine is clean and straightforward with aromas of cherries and violets plus a faint hint of spices. The palate is fresh, medium-bodied, easy to drink. 300,000
Item Number: 18870
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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