Bodega Colome Valle Calchaqui Malbec Estate 2006

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Date: January 2009 Tasting Bar Price: $2.40/taste Half Off Tuesday Price: $1.20/taste92 pts - Wine SpectatorVery invi...

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A very nice Malbec that,s round, smooth, fruity, plummy, med tannins, and a long finish. Read more

Great wine. Some old-world qualities that surprised me - not a fruit bomb in the least! Lots of interesting character of earth and smoke, nice mi... Read more

Fairly rich nose, rich body. Soft, but plenty of tannins. Balanced medium- acidity. Juicy. Black fruit. Hint of mint. Moderately simple, but very t... Read more

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Snooth User: basilwino
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4.00 5
03/02/2010

A very nice Malbec that,s round, smooth, fruity, plummy, med tannins, and a long finish.


Snooth User: cookypuss1
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4.50 5
10/06/2009

Great wine. Some old-world qualities that surprised me - not a fruit bomb in the least! Lots of interesting character of earth and smoke, nice minerality. Worth the price and will buy again if I can find this vintage!


Snooth User: joshwoodward
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4.00 5
05/15/2009

Fairly rich nose, rich body. Soft, but plenty of tannins. Balanced medium- acidity. Juicy. Black fruit. Hint of mint. Moderately simple, but very tasty.


Snooth User: grapelab
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4.00 5
11/17/2009

Malbec had to leave Bordeaux to find its true calling in Argentina. Maybe it loves heights? Colome's is grown at 8600 feet, a great argument. Ripe New World fruit balanced with Old World structure.

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  • Snooth User: Mark1975
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    3.50 5
    08/25/2009

    Needed patience to open up, but once it got there it was pulling strong oak influences over some concentrated berry fruit. Coffee/toffee wood notes with a subtle pepper and plum/raisen push. Tannins are there, but the oak smoothes out the finish. It will be cool to see what the follow up vintages are like. Hope they tone down the wood and let the fruit shine more.


    Snooth User: mbugbee
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    4.00 5
    11/02/2009

    Up until I tried this wine, I was pretty luke-warm on Malbecs but we tried this with japanese-style shabu shabu the other week with shredded raddish in ponzu sauce and the result was amazing as the ponzu sauce made flavors of the wine jump out against the thin slices of prime rib.


    Snooth User: shawngrl
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    3.50 5
    03/05/2011

    This wine took a while to open up and had a nice leathery aroma. Lovely color with lush berry aromas. Loved the smoke flavor and balanced finish. Would buy this wine again.


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    External Reviews for Bodega Colome Valle Calchaqui Malbec Estate

    External Review
    04/22/2010

    Aromen: Intensive und komplexe Aromen schwarzer Beeren, Noten der Gewürznelke, Muskatnuss, schwarzer Pfeffer. Gaumen: Brombeeren und schwarze Kirschen, reich und vollmundig, gewaltiger Körper, reife und seidenweiche Gerbstoffe, integrierte Rösttöne des Eichenholzes, langer Nachgeschmack.


    External Review
    01/30/2009

    #38 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2008A blend of 85% Malbec, 8% Tannat and 7% Cabernet Sauvignon.Brilliantly dark with purple hues, this wine has intense aromas of black fruits, cloves, licorice, black pepper and allspice. Similar flavors follow, with


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    Winemaker's Notes:

    Date: January 2009 Tasting Bar Price: $2.40/taste Half Off Tuesday Price: $1.20/taste92 pts - Wine SpectatorVery inviting, with crushed plum and boysenberry aromas that lead to a lush-textured palate of warm figs and currant paste backed by mouthwatering hints of mesquite, mineral and Turkish coffee. The long finish really holds your interest. Drink now through 2011. 14,250 cases made.Wine Spectator Best Value Wine

    Date: January 2009 Tasting Bar Price: $2.40/taste Half Off Tuesday Price: $1.20/taste92 pts - Wine SpectatorVery inviting, with crushed plum and boysenberry aromas that lead to a lush-textured palate of warm figs and currant paste backed by mouthwatering hints of mesquite, mineral and Turkish coffee. The long finish really holds your interest. Drink now through 2011. 14,250 cases made.Wine Spectator Best Value Wine

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