Achaval Ferrer Quimera 2018 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Achaval Ferrer Quimera 2018 750ml
SKU: 11267

Achaval Ferrer Quimera 2018

  • ws90
  • v89+

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Category Red Wine
Origin Argentina, Mendoza
Brand Achaval Ferrer
Alcohol/vol 14.6%
Medium ruby. Floral aromas with blackberry, blueberry and cassis. Concentrated, well-integrated with flavors of crushed blackberry, licorice and bitter chocolate-tobacco. Outstanding cellaring capacity.
Wine Spectator
  • ws90

A big and strapping red, filled with concentrated dark fruit and spice flavors supported by medium-grained tannins. Dark chocolate notes show on the finish. Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2022. 2,225 cases made, 1,112 cases imported.

Kim Marcus, February 28, 2019
  • v89+

(14.6% alcohol; aged 14 months in 60% new oak; reportedly from a crop of just 1.3 tons per acre): Bright red-ruby. Black cherry, cassis, licorice, spicy oak and herbs on the nose, complemented by torrefaction notes of coffee and mocha. Nicely concentrated, fine-grained and elegantly styled, conveying a sneaky hint of sweetness to its dark fruit and spice flavors. Fleshy and broad but also boasts lovely clarity and a light touch. This wine shows a slight greenness, though: will it ripen in bottle? In any event, it should benefit from another year or two of patience. Finishes with a fine dusting of tannins and sneaky length.

Stephen Tanzer, July 2018

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