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Malbec

New Home, New Fortune

The Malbec once belonged to the classic assortment of varieties from Bordeaux. But it was demanding to cultivate, and in the changeable climate of the Bordelais it often became green and herbaceous, so winemakers replaced it with Merlot in the middle of the 20th century. Luckily, the Malbec found a new home in Argentina. In 1868, a Frenchman brought the first stocks along to the land of the Andes. Today, the Malbec is the most-planted variety there. Especially in Mendoza, it shows what it can do: it yields very dark, well-structured wines with aromas of black fruit, violets and game. They just call out for an Argentinean steak! The Malbec has its origins in Cahors, in southwestern France. There, it is kept today under the name Cot. Due to their earthy tannins, in the middle ages the growths from this area were also called "the black wines of Cahors".

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Parker 91 Points
Château Moulin Haut-Laroque

Château Moulin Haut-Laroque

AC Fronsac, 2012, 750 ml
CHF 28.–
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Book XVII

Stellenbosch, De Toren, 2017, 750 ml
CHF 320.–
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Benmarco Malbec
Vegan

Benmarco Malbec

Mendoza, Susana Balbo Wines, 2018, 750 ml
CHF 26.–
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Parker 90 Points
Malbec Winemaker Series
Vegan
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Délicate

Stellenbosch, De Toren, 750 ml
CHF 19.50
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Parker 98+ Points
Château La Conseillante
Only 3 Bottles

Château La Conseillante

AC Pomerol, 2016, 1500 ml
CHF 520.–
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Parker 98+ Points
Château La Conseillante
Only 1 Bottle

Château La Conseillante

AC Pomerol, 2016, 3000 ml
CHF 1'040.–
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Parker 87 Points
Château Moulin Haut-Laroque
Only 6 Bottles

Château Moulin Haut-Laroque

AC Fronsac, 2014, 3000 ml
CHF 154.–

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