Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Argentina, Mostly Malbec
January 25, 2017



2014 Tomero Malbec Uco Valley: Purple. Shows aromas and flavors of red plum, dried figs, vanilla and spice. Very smooth finish. Very Good 14.99/bottle

2013 Cuvelier los Andes Malbec; Aroma: Light clean rager firm, herbal full; Mouth: Light clean firm sweet finish, pretty crisp; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2013 Alma Negra M Blend: Deep dark ruby. Rich complex aromas and flavors including dark cherry, blackberry, flowers, black pepper, nutty oak and smoke with nice balancing acidity. Very Good Plus 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

2013 Lamadrid Cabernet Franc; Color: very dark opaque; Aroma: very light rather clean pretty , plump full; Mouth: rich rather oaky, rather full sweet tobacco & cola rich fine dense sweet syrupy full ; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.90; Case, 17.85

2013 Riglos Gran Malbec; Color: vey dark, fresh rayher clean, rather full, ; Aroma: fresh lifted, , fresh clean pretty; Mouth: clean rather rich smooth rather fresh, centered concentrated, ; Very Good Plus 35; Mixed Case, 31.5; Case, 29.75

2013 Bodega Renacer Enamore: Dark ruby. Red berries, raisins and plums. Long finish with fine grained tannins. Rich and complex finish. Very Very Good Plus 28.99; Mixed Case, 26.09; Case, 24.64

1-25-17 Argentine Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $240

Instore only 1-25-17 Argentine Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $127


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           - Peter Hemenway