Cruz Alta

Mendoza,
Argentina

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Cruz Alta is a brand of wines produced in the Mendoza province of Argentina. These are value-priced wines made from traditional regional grapes such as Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay available in standard releases and reservas. 

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  • Bonarda

    History of the grape: Bonarda is a confusing grape to describe because, depending on where it was made, one person’s ...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Sandra was working late last night - didn't get home until 8 PM.  None ... Malbec Grand Reserve from Cruz Alta vineyards in the Mendoza region of  Argentina.  I did sense the strong tannins (not my favorite thing mind you) but there was an abundance of fruit so it was pretty tasty with our pasta dinner.  I might add that we paired this with wat... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Cruz Alta Malbec 2009

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    This Argentinian Malbec is among some of the reds I enjoy. Especially with grilled meats. I let my palate get aquainted with this wine and I'll tell you one thing: It's deliciously plummy with a hint of toasty notes. With an exceptional smooth, lingering finish. For the price of 9.99 at the WineLoft, you can't go wrong. The customers were shocke... Read More

    Wine review by Dezired86


  • Cruz Alta Cabernet Gran Reserva Argentina Mendoza

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    No written review

    Wine review by William Miller


  • Cruz Alta Pinot Noir Grand Reserve 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by dosequisXX


  • Cruz Alta Pinot Noir Grand Reserve 2008

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    Mediocre wine that would be neutral with any meal. Easy to drink but nothing really noteworthy about this wine. It's a safe wine if you were to bring it to a dinner with wine novices. It's not going to offend anyone with a big peppery finish. Nor will it win you over with magnificent fruitiness. It's just there. Read More

    Wine review by CuzIm17


  • From the Daily Beast a few days ago. Was waiting to see if someone else would post, but guess I have to do it.  ;-)  Marijuana-Laced Wine Grows More Fashionable in California Wine CountryApr 14, 2012 4:45 AM EDT Wines fermented with weed were a novelty in the early 1980s, but now quite a few California winemakers are producing cannabis cuvées on... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Snooth needs to investigate...


  • Cruz Alta Chardonnay Reserva NV

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    Even more dry and bitter white wine. Would never buy. Read More

    Wine review by julieimagery


  • I'm concluding our two week look at Pinot Noir for Snooth's Global Tasting Initiative with a round up of my favorite wines. You might be surprised that I'm collecting a list of previously reviewed wines, but I need to let you in on a little secret: even wines that get great reviews and scores may not be to my or your liking!Yes, it's true. Besid... Read More

    From the article The Best of Pinot Noir


  • Cruz Alta Mendoza Chairmans Blend 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by alanb1108


  • Cruz Alta Malbec 2009

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    Notes of flowers on the nose. Lots of plum fruit on the palate. Read More

    Wine review by Wezie


  • Was given this as a gift. Great wine, would buy it for myself. Deep color, not oaky at all. Not over powering.

    Comment by 390627tjmosley 390627 tjmosley


  • i love this wine!!!!!!!!! the 08 malbec is awesome!!! i recomend this wine to anyone who loves a good red wine!

    Comment by 324154prozac jack 324154 prozac jack


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