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    Tierra Divina Terra Rosa Malbec 2005
    Malbec - Argentina, South America

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    • ST88
    Price: $16.00
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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 88 International Wine Cellar

    Region: Argentina, South America

    Varietal: Malbec

    Other Info: Screw Cap Wines

    Item no. 96441

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Harvested from ancient vines on the slopes of the Andes Mountains, comes Terra Rosa Malbec: a glass-staining wine with a lovely and exotically perfumed nose. Patrick Campbell, owner/winemaker, heads down to Argentina five times per year to oversee vineyard management and to control harvest and fermentation activities. After the fermentations are finished, the wine is brought up to our California winery (Laurel Glen) by ship in temperature-controlled 24,000 liter stainless steel containers to age in French and European oak barrels for 15 months.

    Terra Rosa Malbec is a BIG and juicy mouthful of wine, with a lashing of very sexy oak. We didn't set out to make this vintage in such a crowd-pleasing style: the vintage dictated the result, and it is really delicious.at once rich and powerful and with the delicate, long finish which the best malbecs display! The year was warm, and trouble-free. No rot, no hail, just nice warm days with the typically quite cool evenings. These conditions resulted in full ripening at higher than normal sugars, while still maintaining balance and finesse.

    "Good deep red. Redcurrant, plum, cherry, licorice, tobacco and smoke on the nose, complicated by a hint of minerality. Suave and sweet, with a chocolate truffle flavor lifted by spices and herbs. A fairly dense and serious wine, especially for the price. Finishes with sweet tannins and good length." 88 Points,
    International Wine Cellar

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    Superdaddy (9/22/2010)
    Great Malbec. Smooth and to the point.
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    MF (8/31/2010)
    After getting one from the wine club, bought more. If you like a punch you in the mouth Malbec, at this price, give it a try.
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    Charles L. (9/28/2010)
    I gave this wine to my Dad as a gift, and he really thought it was great!
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    Snookie's Wife (9/28/2010)
    nice full bodied red
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    Victor Utama (9/29/2010)
    Such a nice malbec.
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    Sho Morimoto (9/29/2010)
    More like a 3.5, Terra Rosa is an affordable bottle representative of Mendoza malbecs.
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    Bryan and Ginger Berlin (9/28/2010)
    Try this with a grilled NY Strip. It hints of oak, a touch of chocolate and finishes with a scent of currants on your pallet.

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