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Luigi Bosca Single Vineyard Malbec 2008 Wine Review

Luigi Bosca Single Vineyard Malbec 2008

Luigi Bosca Single Vineyard Malbec 2008

Luján De Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Luigi Bosca

Agent: Family Wine Merchants Inc.

Product: 74922

Product: 11332941

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Rich and balanced with an attractive blackberry-cedar aroma. Full-bodied and smooth, terrific for gourmet pizza night.

Malbec food pairings: pizza.

This was reviewed October 1, 2011 by

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Gopinath rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Had this at redwater rustic grille in october. Very tasty malbec and entire table of 20 settled on this. Tried reserva 2008 at home and it was a bit sharp.
Holly Bruns rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

A complex nose of earth, sour cherry, tobacco, vanilla, smoke, dried herbs is followed by a juicy, fruity quality on the palate; a bit on the light side for a Malbec, but nicely balanced and would make a great food wine.
Amrita Roy reviewed this wine as follows:

Palate - medium bodied and very smooth, notes of dark fruits, cedar, some sort of a chocolatey finish. Would buy again.
Full, deep red. Red plum, redcurrant, graphite, mocha, cocoa powder, mint and nutty oak on the inviting nose and palate. Suave, pliant and sexy, with a captivating suggestion of white fruits in the mouth. A silky, gently extracted malbec in a rather Old World style. Finishes with supple tannins and sneaky persistence. I like this. Score: 90 Source: Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar
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