Terrazas de los Andes Grand Malbec 2019 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Terrazas de los Andes Grand Malbec 2019 750ml
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Terrazas de los Andes Grand Malbec 2019

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750ml
$69.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Origin Argentina, Mendoza
Brand Terrazas de los Andes

Terrazas de los Andes Grand Malbec is our fullest expression of Malbec. It is the result of blending wines from selected plots of three of our most exceptional high-altitude vineyards.

Intense red with black hues. It displays an attractive and complex bouquet that combines aromas of dark fruit with balsamic and aromatic herbs notes. It shows delicate aromas of mocha and dark chocolate towards the end. Smooth, bold and fresh in the mouth. Its outstanding acidity and round, firm tannins guarantee a long ageing potential.

James Suckling
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Incredibly perfumed with violets, dark berries and hints of cedar. Full body and integrated tannins that melt into the wine, delivering superb balance and depth.

Wine Enthusiast
  • we94

Ripe black-fruit aromas are potent and meaty, with complex notes of savory beef stew and black coffee. A full palate is plush and stylish, while this high-elevation Malbec tastes of blackberry, cassis and savory herbs. Black-fruit flavors remain forceful on a finish with good depth and great feel; drink through 2026.

Vinous
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Bright deep ruby. Spectacular aromas of dark berries, espresso, mocha, violet, musky herbs, anise, soy sauce and raw burger. Suave in grain but very backward and minerally; in fact, even tighter than the Grand Cabernet even if it shares that wine's nobility of texture. Intense flavors of blackberry, boysenberry, licorice and violet pastille are given added pungency and definition by chalky minerality. This very dense but tightly wound wine conveys a higher-acid impression than the Cabernet and thus comes across as less sweet. With its chalky energy and tannic spine, its rising, bracing finish is almost painful today. This Malbec should evolve at a snail's pace.

Stephen Tanzer, September 2019
Decanter
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Winemaker Hervé Birnie-Scott blends fruit from four Uco Valley vineyards for this Reserva Malbec, which is hand-harvested and spends 12 months in French oak. From a slightly warmer year than usual, there's a savoury edge to the black fruit aromas, plus hints of violets and vanilla. Expressive and harmonious palate, with nicely judged oak and a fresh, floral edge to the concentrated black fruit. Fine, medium tannins, with notes of chamois leather, spice and mocha on the finish. Great for steak! Drinking Window 2020 - 2025

Wine Advocate
  • wa90

Produced with a blend of Malbec grapes from different locations within Mendoza (Las Compuertas, Paraje Altamira and Los Chacayes), the new 2017 Grand Malbec was nice and pleasant, but as I found with the Chardonnay from this range, it lacked the complexity and depth to justify the price tag. The fruit is ripe without excess, and the oak is nicely integrated, which is an improvement over the wines from the past, but there is still a way to go before we can talk about a "grand" wine. It seems to be on the right track, though.

Luis Gutierrez, October 31, 2019

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