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Terrazas de Los Andes Afincado Malbec Argentina Mendoza 2005

Member Review by Philip James:

Menthol nose, leading to a very rich, treacly, viscous wine thats shows leather, plums and excellent structure. Still tight, but with fantastic depth, leading to a puckering cedar and tannic finish.

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Region: Argentina » Mendoza

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Color: Red
Varietal: Malbec
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Terrazas de los Andes:
In the late 1950s, Moët & Chandon, a subsidiary of LVMH, sent Renaud Poirier, its Oenology Director, to Latin America to research the region’s potential for world-class wine production. After traveling around the region, Poirier visited Luján de Cuyo, in Mendoza. Highly impressed by the local conditions for winemaking and the presence of excellent high elevation vineyards, Poirier and Moët & Ch... Read more
In the late 1950s, Moët & Chandon, a subsidiary of LVMH, sent Renaud Poirier, its Oenology Director, to Latin America to research the region’s potential for world-class wine production. After traveling around the region, Poirier visited Luján de Cuyo, in Mendoza. Highly impressed by the local conditions for winemaking and the presence of excellent high elevation vineyards, Poirier and Moët & Chandon decided to set up its first ever vineyards outside France. After decades of experiencing with sparkling wines production, in 1999, Moët Hennessy Wine Estates and Bodegas Chandon Argentina opened Terrazas de los Andes Winery - a varietal still-wines initiative based on its emblematic high-elevation vineyards, fed by the Andes meltwater. Read less

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Snooth User: Philip James
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07/07/2009

Menthol nose, leading to a very rich, treacly, viscous wine thats shows leather, plums and excellent structure. Still tight, but with fantastic depth, leading to a puckering cedar and tannic finish.




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