About Us | Contact Us | Shipping Info | Shopping Cart | My Account  
CT WINE AUTHORITY.
Wine. Spirits. Beer. Best Sellers. events.
 
   
Search.
Advanced Search  
Country/Regions.
Grape Varietals.
Newsletter.
Store Locations.
Friends of CT Wine Authority.

 

Achaval-Ferrer Malbec 750ml 2012
Sku: 1837886
3 day lead-time required to confirm availability Why?
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:       (3)
Product Information
Country: Argentina
Region: Cuyo
Sub-Region: Mendoza
Grape Varietal: Malbec
Type: Still wine
Reg. $32.99
On Sale $29.39
Buy Achaval-Ferrer Malbec
Wine Spectator 91 points - Fresh and floral, featuring crushed raspberry and racy cherry notes on a minerally frame, with silky tannins marking the lengthy finish. Drink now through 2017. 15,000 cases made.-NW  (Nov 15 2013)

Vinous 89 points - Full, bright ruby-red. Porty yet high-pitched aromas of blackberry, kirsch, blueberry and violet are complicated by balsamic and black olive nuances. Dense, thick and superripe but still with noteworthy clarity to its dark fruit and fresh fig flavors. A nutty oak element is leavened by insinuating acidity. Ultimately displays a very attractive sugar/acid balance and finishes with good lift.  (Mar 2014)

Wine Advocate 91 points - The 2012 Malbec (first vintage was 2003) is a blend of three vineyards from Medrano, one from Lujan, one from Gualtallary (the highest altitude) and one from La Consulta in the Uco Valley. There is a short fermentation (7 days) but it resulted in a very dark-colored, ripe wine with aromas of blackberries, a touch of red fruit, and hints of smoke and spices. It is quite intense. The old vines are always different in the nose and the palate and this feels like an old-vine Malbec, medium-bodied palate, supple, mineral, rounder, velvety, grapy and silkier. Tannin and alcohol are well-integrated and in the background. Drink now-2018. (Apr 2014)

OR
Leave a Comment
Producer
At Achaval- Ferrer, we are united by the passion to make great wines, which are faithful gifts of the soil from where they begin. We are a group of friends from Argentina and Italy, together since 1998, sharing dreams and undertakings, challenging ourselves to the commitment to base all of our work on extreme quality and respect for the earth. Santiago Achaval Becú, Manuel Ferrer Minetti, Marcelo Victoria y Diego Rosso and the Italians; Tiziano Siviero y Roberto Cipresso. Roberto, is a renowned Italian winemaker and specialist in small production and high quality wines.


 
 

*Save 10% when you buy 12 or more bottles of wine.
750ML only, excluding items at the state minimum price.

Copyright © 2015. All Rights Reserved - CT Wine Authority