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Grand Malbec 2009 in The Wall Street Journal

We are glad to share with you this paper about Argentinians Malbecs and especially Uco Valley Malbecs. Grand Malbec 2009 is mentionned as ones of the best representants of this new generation of Malbecs : “It is dense, powerful and packed with fruit.” Cheers !

http://www.wsj.com/articles/malbecs-new-sense-of-adventure-1418299067

 

Grand Vin 2009 by Jancis Robinson

CUVELIER LOS ANDES – GRAND VIN 2009 – 17 PTS – JANCIS ROBINSON

Last 4th July, Jancis Robinson has published her tasting note on GRAND VIN 2009 : “Dark blackish purple. Big, intense, very vibrant nose. A little brutal. Savoury and chewy and as though dry-grown fruit almost. Honest toil in this wine which tastes almost sweaty and salty. Could probably only be Argentine but not lifted. Very feet on the ground, roots in the soil. Just not syrupy. Very serious effort. But a bit hot on the end.” Source : http://www.jancisrobinson.com/

39.000 bottles available.

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Tanzer New ratings for CLA

2008 Cuvelier Los Andes Grand VinBlend Mendoza – 92 points

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar, Mar/Apr 13

(15% on the samplelabel): Bright, full medium ruby. Liqueur-like aromas ofblackberry, cassis and licorice complicated by a musky truffley quality. Velvety and rich, with a saline nuance to the highly concentrated dark berryand fig flavors. Finishes withstrong, dusty tannins and excellent length. 92points

2009 Cuvelier Los Andes Grand Malbec Mendoza – 91+ points

By Stephen Tanzer

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar, Mar/Apr 13

(the label on mysample said 16% alcohol): Deep saturated ruby. Crushed blackberry,licorice pastille, violet and a whiff of tar on the nose. An essence ofsuperconcentrated, very primary malbec on the palate, with intense cassis andblackberry fruit flavors complemented by chocolate and menthol. With itsalmost ruby port-like power and tannic spine–not to mention high alcohol–thisis almost painful today. Seven or eight years down the road, it may wellmerit a significantly higher score. 91+ points

2010 Cuvelier Los AndesColeccion Blend Mendoza

By Stephen Tanzer

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar, Mar/Apr 13

Mediumred-ruby. Aromatic, expressive nose offers blackberry, licorice, bitterchocolate and a touch of violet. Juicy and tightly wound but stillpliant, with lovely energy and shape to the flavors of dark berries, darkchocolate and licorice. Finishes fresh and ripely tannic, with ayouthfully medicinal quality to the lingering black fruit and licoriceflavors. This very promising wine needs a few years in bottle to soften. 90(+?) points

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colección 2009 Release in Ontario
We are happy to inform you that our Colección 2009 (Blend of 59% Malbec; 16% Merlot; 15% Cab, 5% Syrah, 5% Petit verdot) has been choosen by the LCBO as Wine of The Month in Vintages Stores.Cheers to our canadien friends and wine lovers, this wine is ideal to match with Christmas special dinners !More information in :

http://www.vintages.com/circular/121208/index.shtml#/2/zoomed

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lanzamiento Varietales 2011
Los Varietales 2011 de nuestra línea Colección ya están a la venta : Cabernet Sauvignon y Merlot ya están disponibles en nuestra red de distribuidores y dentro de unos meses estará también el Malbec.Para marcar el lanzamiento de estas nuevas cosechas, nuestro enólogo Adrián Manchón dirigió una degustación durante un almuerzo en el restaurante capitalino “Astrid y Gastón”. Asistieron 15 personas : clientes, periodistas del rubro gastronómico , de televisión y sommeliers especializados.La reunión fué muy amena y distendida muy al estilo descontracturado de Adrián Manchón, situación que hace que los clientes se animen a preguntar y se entusiasmen con los vinos y la historia que hay detrás de la familia Cuvelier tanto en Argentina como en Francia .

Al terminar el almuerzo, Adrián visito la vinoteca Les Choix Des Vins en Recoleta y firmo algunas botellas para sus propietarias, las hermanas Teresa y Magdalena Sallabery.

A la tarde, Adrián dirigió otra degustación en la vinoteca de Palermo Soho Autre Monde.

Gracias a Margarita Bordón y Gustavo Paolucci por la organización de estos eventos !

 

 

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