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Flechas de los Andes 'Gran Malbec' Mendoza, Argentina
93 Points

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Vintage: 2012
BC Private Wine Stores: $35.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -6729
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WineScores' Review

Impressive, fresh, silky.
A partnership between Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and Laurent Dassault Flechas de los Andes comes from Vista Flores in the Uco Valley of Mendoza. Made entirely of Malbec it's showing impressive freshness having been aged for 8 years.
Cherries, blackberries, leather and brown spices, vanilla, chocolate, tobacco and dried herbal notes lead to a supple palate. It's silky and buoyant, complex and has generous fruit. The tannins are chalky and the finish is long and trails mocha and spice.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Good First Impressions, Cellar Keepers, French Food

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-06-29 15:06:25.0


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