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Bodega Norton Reserva Malbec Mendoza Argentina 2006

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In 1885, the Buenos Aires to Mendoza railway opened, cementing the significance of this emerging wine-growing region high in the Andean foothills. Ten years later, Edmund Norton planted the first vines in Mendoza’s Luján de Cuyo district. At 900-1100 metres, the altitude moderates the temperature, causing an extended ripening season, and also expose the vines to more ultraviolet light, which encourages the development of colour and tannin in the black-skinned varieties. The result is whites packed with vibrant flavour and good natural acidity, and well-structured, food-friendly reds. The Reserva Malbec is an intesne red colour with purple hints. It is rounded and velvety, with notes of ripe black fruits, violets, pices and tobacco. It has a long and complex finish.

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Snooth User: Wolle
2034221,410
4.00 5
11/21/2010

My Rating: 90 points. Very elegant body with well balanced fruit aromas, hint of bitter in the aftertaste. Nose is very long with no special characteristics to stick out, just nice!! Costco for 11 $ after 2 Dollars off.


Snooth User: raindance
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4.00 5
05/03/2010

I didn't drink from this bottle, but it received rave reviews from my wive and guests.


Snooth User: cesarhdez
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4.00 5
12/06/2009

Not very complex nose,but a huge fruit in cedar. This is a dark delicious nectar.


Snooth User: bosoxfan23
479256192
4.00 5
01/13/2011

Vibrant dark purple color, gentle aroma of berries - taste filled with waves of blue/blackberries - followed a hint of spice aftertastes, decent tannic finish as well - a great value as one should be able to locate this wine for under $20


Snooth User: Ouguiya
109788181
5.00 5
01/01/2009

This amazing Argentinian wine was the piece de resistance of our 8 course asian fusion New's Eve dinner. I should mention that it was enjoyed, while juxtaposed with acceptable champagne.

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  • Snooth User: lajollamom
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    4.00 5
    07/15/2009

    Really good. Definitely serve to guests!


    Snooth User: redcarrie
    8887465
    3.50 5
    04/12/2010

    Enjoyed the toasty, smooth finish. Strong but not full of alcolohol on the bouquet. Very pleasant


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    External Reviews for Bodega Norton Reserva Malbec Mendoza Argentina

    External Review
    09/23/2011

    "Rich red in color with purple hints. Expressive ripe black fruit


    External Review
    05/23/2011

    Full ruby. Sexy claret-like aromas of plum, currant, graphite and chocolatey oak. Sweet and easygoing, with plum and currant fruit complemented by oak. In a slightly reductive style, finishing with broad tannins and a touch of oaky bitterness.


    External Review
    05/23/2011

    Very ripe and very primal still, delivering a large core of velvety-textured raspberry, fig and boysenberry fruit that is liberally laced with dark toast, pastis and roasted vanilla. Should settle in nicely with modest cellaring, as the structure is dense, but polished and integrated. Drink now through 2011.


    External Review
    07/13/2010

    Rich red in color with purple hints. Expressive ripe black fruit, violet, spice and tobacco aromas. Very broad on the palate, meaty and of persistent finish.


    External Review
    05/23/2011

    The 2006 Malbec Reserva is a more saturated color and more expressive aromatically. Ripe and rich on the palate, it has ample tannin to evolve for 2-3 years, impeccable balance, and a lengthy, pure finish. It over-delivers for its modest price.


    External Review
    05/23/2011

    Very creamy, with lush layers of fig, currant and blackberry followed by cocoa, mocha and licorice notes on the showy finish. Fine focus and structure. Drink now through 2008.


    External Review
    05/23/2011

    Focused, with cedar and vanilla aromas leading the way for black cherry, currant and cocoa notes. Taut tanins frame the finish. More like a Cabernet than a Malbec. Drink now through 2008.


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    In 1885, the Buenos Aires to Mendoza railway opened, cementing the significance of this emerging wine-growing region high in the Andean foothills. Ten years later, Edmund Norton planted the first vines in Mendoza’s Luján de Cuyo district. At 900-1100 metres, the altitude moderates the temperature, causing an extended ripening season, and also expose the vines to more ultraviolet light, which encourages the development of colour and tannin in the black-skinned varieties. The result is whites packed with vibrant flavour and good natural acidity, and well-structured, food-friendly reds. The Reserva Malbec is an intesne red colour with purple hints. It is rounded and velvety, with notes of ripe black fruits, violets, pices and tobacco. It has a long and complex finish.

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