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.

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.

July 2018

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