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Trapiche Iscay Merlot Malbec 2006

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Located in Mendoza (Argentina’s most important and presitigious growing area), Trapiche is simultaneously a historic and thoroughly modern winery. The hand-harvested grapes for the Malbec Oak Cask are sourced from the best parcels in Trapiche’s high-altitude Finca 1883 and Finca Las Palmas vineyards. Before bottling, the wine is aged in French and American barrels for 12 months, endowing the Malbec with a graceful, integrated touch of oak. Very Good. Best value. Memorable black-tar nose, with some charred wood. Rich, black wine with good minerals. Fresh and lively despite its weight, with big, bright fruit.

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Trapiche:
The Trapiche team was immensely proud to receive the Trophy for the "Argentinian Wine Producer of the Year 2006", awarded by a jury of wine experts on October 31st in London. When the IWSC, one of the most prestigious wine competitions in the world, created the trophy for "Argentinian wine producer of the year" in 2004, Trapiche was the first winery ever to receive it. Th... Read more
The Trapiche team was immensely proud to receive the Trophy for the "Argentinian Wine Producer of the Year 2006", awarded by a jury of wine experts on October 31st in London. When the IWSC, one of the most prestigious wine competitions in the world, created the trophy for "Argentinian wine producer of the year" in 2004, Trapiche was the first winery ever to receive it. The trophy was created because of the growing importance of the Argentina category within the industry; P&O Nedlloyd Logistics is the official sponsor. History repeats itself. Being awarded the trophy again is the proof that Trapiche is paving the way in Argentina´s wine industry, both in terms of quality and innovation. The winner is designated on the basis of its general performance at the IWSC 2006 and Trapiche won the only Gold Medal for an Argentinian wine with Medalla 2003. According to the competition officials, "Each year, the International Wine and Spirit Competition commends the achievements of those members of the wine and spirit trade who make an outstanding contribution to the industry. These individuals or companies set the standards of excellence for the rest of the industry to follow and influence the quality, variety, value, and educational information available to the wine and spirit consumer." Undoubtedly this trophy consolidates Trapiche´s leadership in the Argentinian wine industry. Read less
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Member Reviews for Trapiche Iscay Merlot Malbec

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Snooth User: talikan
36286253
3.50 5
12/04/2007

Initial impression: solid chocolate and plum nose. Nice burgundy coloring. Light tannins, flavors of plum and cherry, though I had to resort to the back of the bottle to identify the cherry. Very lightly lingers on the tongue for several minutes. Nice.


Snooth User: Val13
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3.00 5
03/15/2009

Inky black-purple, not much nose; slight oak notes, berries, mild to mod. Tannins, low acid, mod. Long finish. Not bad, but not much going on either.


Snooth User: Jermzzy
166432229
3.00 5
04/25/2009

Inky for sure, heavy on the palate, dark fruits.


Snooth User: Peter Choy
615604214
3.50 5
03/26/2011

Appearance: Clear, opaque purple, paler rims with legs Nose: Clean, showing developing and medium intensity aromas of violet, raspberry, sweet spice, plum and smoke. Palate: Dry with medium acidity. Medium tannin which is ripe and fine-grained. Medium plus alcohol level and medium plus body, with medium plus intensity flavors of raspberry, smoke, oak, violet, sweet spice and plum. A smooth and soft texture with a well-defined fruit. Medium plus length. Conclusion: Very good quality, with a complex and intense aroma, flavors and also a good length. The wine is balanced and with a smooth finish. The silky tannin and smooth texture makes the wine very enjoyable. This wine is ready to drink but can be further developed for another 2-3 years.


Snooth User: pb271579
55906693
3.00 5
11/27/2010

This wine has some nice flavor profiles, but was just not smooth enough or big enough for me to rate it higher than (3). It's almost a (3.5).


Snooth User: Bethanneq
9652790
4.00 5
10/30/2010

great Malbec for the price....shhhh, keep it secret


Snooth User: Eagle
1432873
0.00 5
06/23/2009

This malbec has an intense ruby red color with violet tones. It has aromas of ripe fruit with a hint of pepper. Sweet, fresh and full in the mouth, followed by soft, gentle tannins. A lively wine with good acidity, juicy red fruits and fine minerals.


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Located in Mendoza (Argentina’s most important and presitigious growing area), Trapiche is simultaneously a historic and thoroughly modern winery. The hand-harvested grapes for the Malbec Oak Cask are sourced from the best parcels in Trapiche’s high-altitude Finca 1883 and Finca Las Palmas vineyards. Before bottling, the wine is aged in French and American barrels for 12 months, endowing the Malbec with a graceful, integrated touch of oak. Very Good. Best value. Memorable black-tar nose, with some charred wood. Rich, black wine with good minerals. Fresh and lively despite its weight, with big, bright fruit.

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