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2006 Norton Privada Estate Reserve (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Bodega Norton norton.com.ar   details
Appellation: Luján de Cuyo - Mendoza - Argentina
Type: red
Varietal: Malbec - Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$22.00
Alcohol %: 14.5
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: June 17, 2009 , Carlos Perea
4.5 stars
rated: October 17, 2008 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
92 points "This polished Argentine red has lots of spice and fruitcake notes up front, followed by an ample core of raspberry ganache, fig bread and mocha. The long, well-rounded finish lingers with poise, despite the overall concentration."
rated: December 17, 2008 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
90 points "The 2006 Privada is a blend of 40% Malbec, 30% Merlot, and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 16 months in new French oak. Deep crimson-colored, it reveals a classy perfume of pain grille, mineral, pepper, vanilla, plum, cassis, and black cherry. On the palate it has layers of smooth-textured, savory black fruit, a firm structure, excellent depth, and a lengthy, pure finish. It will evolve for 2-3 years and be at its best from 2011 to 2019" Best 2011-2019
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