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2011 Trapiche Coletto Terroir Malbec

2011 Trapiche Coletto Terroir Malbec

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93 Points Parker's Wine Advocate
2011 Trapiche Coletto Terroir Malbec
93 Points Parker's Wine Advocate

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A great discount on this huge Argentinian red -- which the supplier has kindly aged before release. Already a "hedonistic" and succulent style, this seven years has only made all those "showy" and chocolatey dark fruit flavours that much more weighty and compelling. This is the high end of the very diverse Trapiche range, and at this level they are packed with satisfaction as well as finesse and world class quality. A superb deal at this price -- grab this!

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$39.99 in mixed 6+ or $44.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Malbec

Its Origins

Trapiche is one of the oldest brands still produced in Argentina. It used to belong to the Pulenta family, creators of the Penaflor Group, which was bought in 2010 by the Argentine Bemberg family. They are a large company with over 1,200 hectares of vineyards and produce wines in all price ranges. A considerable amount of grapes goes into producing grape concentrate, a product of which Argentina is the leading producer on earth. The group is dynamic and invests some 15 million dollars per year. Trapiche produces an impressive 30 million liters of wine per year, and it is the largest exported brand from Argentina. The wines are sound, often big-sized and considerably oaked, but moving toward the top ranges where there must be less commercial pressure, I find more freshness and tension, more drinkability, which is very welcome, even if some wines are still quite big. Some wines in the Terroir Series, which reflects the grapes of small suppliers throughout the province of Mendoza, are simply phenomenal. -- Luiz Gutierrez

What The Critics Say

93/100 Parker's wine Advocate, Luis Guttierez

"The impressive 2011 Terroir Series Malbec Finca Coletto is sourced from a vineyard in El Peral in Tupungato. It possesses perfectly integrated wood, showy aromatics, and plenty of flowers, blue fruit and juicy, tasty, cherry notes in a round and hedonistic style. Impressive." Drink 2014 - 2019

92/100 Vinous, Stephen Tanzer

"Saturated bright ruby. Brisk, fruit-driven aromas of bitter cherry, blackberry, violet, black plum and bitter chocolate. Plush, concentrated and deep, with a chocolately sweetness making the wine more approachable today than the Finca Ambrosia bottling. Lovely dense, pliant texture to the dark fruit flavors. Attractive spice notes give this wine a hedonistic appeal. Substantial tannins are sweet and harmonious." Drink 2016 - 2023

93/100 Wine Enthusiast

"Blackberry and cassis aromas are so subtle, balanced and clean that they barely register while luring you in. An elastic, wide palate has firm, slightly abrasive tannins that should mellow with more time in the bottle, while blackberry, chocolate and spice flavors finish long and smooth, with a hint of raisin." Drink 2016 - 2021

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Malbec

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Mendoza

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.50%

  • Maturity

    2014 - 2023

This Wine Goes Well With

with BBQ
with BEEF
with GAME

Taste

5

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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