Mendoza


Cuvelier Los Andes Coleccion Red Blend 2010
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91  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 91 "Polished and well-structured, this red offers fine tannins and fresh acidity supporting notes of pure cassis and black cherry puree. Spice, mineral and dark tobacco hints add range to the finish. Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, and Petit Verdot. Drink now through
Item Number: 15470
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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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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Montes 'Kaiken' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
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"On the mouthfeel it’s a very powerful wine, of subtle tannins, to achieve this grapes were picked at their optimal maturity level before undergoing a soft vinification process. A Cabernet Sauvignon with a long finish, where fruit flavors dominate and blend perfectly with the sweet notes provided by
Item Number: 1929
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Don Miguel Gascon Malbec 2013
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92  James Suckling 
"Opens with intense aromas of blackberry, plum and a hint of mocha. Dark fruit flavors intertwine with notes of spice, licorice and chocolate to create a magnificent, full-bodied Malbec. Round tannins and a plush mouthfeel lead the way to a long, velvety finish." ~ Winery notes  James Suckling 92
Item Number: 5259
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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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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Diseno Malbec 2013
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"Diseno is the quintessential Malbec from Mendoza. Our unique old-vine style delivers ripe mountain fruit, subtle tannins, and complex Malbec character. Deep purple in color with a crimson luster, the bouquet of violets and cherry blossom unfolds to a hint of tobacco. Explosive flavors of earthy
Item Number: 10254
Bottle:$8.45
Case: $101.40
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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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El Enemigo Cabernet Franc 2011
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2011 El Enemigo Cabernet Franc is a little bit of the reverse blend of the Malbec, as it packs 92% Cabernet Franc and 8% Malbec also from Gualtallary in Tupungato in the Uco Valley. However, this is sourced from plots planted with 10,000 plants per hectare on schist soils.
Item Number: 17800
Bottle:$20.95
Case: $251.40
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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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Ruta 22 Malbec 2014
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Intense red violet color, on the nose: a character of red fruit, with a hint of cassis. On the palate: fruity with fresh acidity and firm tannins.
Item Number: 9679
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Huarpe Winery Selection 'Maipu' Cabernet/Merlot 2010
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91  Wine & Spirits 
Wine & Spirits 91 "A blend of 70 percent Cabernet Sauvignon and 30 percent Merlot, this is more austere than the usual juicy and voluptous Maipu red. It scents of spice, coffee and dried cherries combine with enough tannins to grip a thick chunk of braised lamb. "  " Cabernet Sauvignon (70%),
Item Number: 18146
Bottle:$13.95
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Trapiche 'Broquel' Malbec 2013
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"Intense purple red color with ruby hues. Aromas of fresh red and black fruits, floral notes, and earthy minerals, with an elegant touch of smoke. Rich and spicy on the palate providing a long and pleasant finish." ~ Winery Notes
Item Number: 4562
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Alamos Malbec 2014
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" The grapes for our 2012 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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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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Gouguenheim Malbec Reserve 2013
"The Gouguenheim Winery is located seventy kilometers from the city of Mendoza, in the foothills of the Andes Mountains and lies in the Uco Valley. The reserve malbec has a deep purple color with black hints. Very pro - found and intense. The nose show complex red and black cherry flavors, ripe
Item Number: 19997
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Cigar Box 'Reserve' Malbec 2014
Sourced from a single vineyard, the grapes for this wine were bunch selected and hand harvested. The wine displays aroma of ripe plum and violets along with subtle hints of vanilla. Of great structure, this wine stands out for its meatiness and intense rich flavor while a soft silky finish balances
Item Number: 18894
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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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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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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Salentein 'Reserve' Malbec 2013
Wine and Spirits 92“This is a vibrantly fresh and crisp interpretation of malbec from the height of the Uco Valley. Rather than impressing with super concentration and barrel notes, it excels in its purity, the focus on fruit, delicate and multi-hued."
Item Number: 17890
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Bodegas Monteviejo 'Festivo' Malbec 2014
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" Festivo displays true varietal typicity of Malbec from the Uco Valley. Bright notes of violets are present, along with ripe red fruit aromas. In the mouth it is supple and elegant with a long pleasurable finish. SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Pizza, roasted chicken or pork, grilled steak. " ~ Winery notes
Item Number: 16857
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Altos 'Altamira' Malbec 2013
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "Seeing the differences between the Appellation Malbecs in 2013 is splitting hairs. The 2013 Malbec Appellation Altamira is sourced from the alluvial terraces of the Tunuyán River in Altamira where the soils are very rich in calcium carbonate, the ideal for Altos las Hormigas in
Item Number: 18690
Bottle:$34.95
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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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Catena 'Alta' Malbec 2012
94  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 94+ I was truly impressed by the 2012 Catena Alta Malbec, a blend of wines produced with Malbec grapes from different zones within Mendoza. The nose shows incredible freshness (early harvest?) and a mixture of violets, blueberries and bright red cherries and is also subtly spiced. The
Item Number: 19388
Bottle:$49.95
Case: $299.70
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Altos 'Hormigas Reserva' Malbec 2013
94  James Suckling 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2013 Malbec Reserva is sourced from Vista Flores and Chacayes in the Valle de Uco where they look for calcareous soils on the alluvial terraces of the Arroyo Grande river. The wine matured in untoasted 3,500-liter oak foudres for 18 months. The wine has the bright red fruit
Item Number: 20118
Bottle:$22.95
Case: $275.40
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Maipe 'Reserve' Malbec 2014
Maipe was the Lord of the Winds for the ancient Andean Indians. He is still called upon to clear the skies after heavy rain, or to temper the summer heat.  The nose reveals dried plum and dark fruits, exotic spices, with hints of violet and chocolate. Round and fleshy, with enticing crushed plum
Item Number: 20105
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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