Alma Andina Reserve 2006

Deep ruby in the glass. Raspberry and blackberry aromas with hints of fig and chocolate. Velvety smooth and full of ripe red and black fruit, with a long cherry vanilla finish.

Argentina, and in particular the region around Mendoza, is making a name for itself as the source of some of the finest expressions of Malbec ever made. In this warm, yet dry climate the Malbec achieves near perfect ripeness endowing the wines with a velvety texture and intense flavors of blackberry, peppery spice, and balsamic herbs. The cooler, well-drained slopes of the hillsides of the region have proven to be ideally suited for Malbec, allowing for the wines to achieve a level of complexity and harmony that rivals those of Napa or Bordeaux.

Read more: http://www.snooth.com/wine/alma-andina-reserve-malbec-2009/#ixzz1Uq2clrBl

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