2006 Achaval Ferrer, Quimera, Mendoza

Vintage: 2006
Date tasted: 28 September 2009
Price when tasted: £31.10

Tasting notes


Almost equal quantities of Malbec and Merlot (34% and 32% respectively) balanced by the two Cabernets. This has great intensity and ripeness, lifted by a floral freshness. Firm, serious and well-knit from 12 months in new and used French oak.


Intense and seductive. Fresh, full-bodied. Integrated tannins, some sweet vanilla, tobacco notes. Long and elegant finish. Drink from 2008. (15.5 points)

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