Monday, February 3, 2014

Achaval Ferrer Mendoza 2010 Malbec

Achaval Ferrer Mendoza 2010 Malbec,  $19.54-$22.99, 91 points, appeared inky black all the way to the crushed black currant purple/red shore of the clear circumferential rim.
The nose is very Bordeaux-like: earthy, plum, black pepper and black fruit with a hint of tobacco and mint.
Near full bodied with bright acidity and moderately persistent and noticeable tannin.
Flavors of tart plum, cola, mulberry, a hint of bell pepper, and coffee notes were a tad astringent, but the early palate was velvety smooth, and the finish was an accentuated coffee with spice notes, and some warmth from the 14.5% alcohol.


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