I’ve had this wine in my cellar since August and I can’t get over how much this wine has softened in the 7 months since I bought it. I brought it up from the basement and it was slightly chilled which also helped to soften the wine. This is a lovely varietal Malbec. The finish is medium with no hints of bitterness, or pepper. Well worth the money! Looks like there are still a few around … Jump on them!
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From the LCBO web site:
LUIGI BOSCA RESERVA MALBEC 2005 VINTAGES 79293 | 750 mL bottle
Price: $ 17.95
Wine, Red Wine, 14.0% Alcohol/Vol. Sugar Content : D
Made in: Argentina, Argentina By: Leoncio Arizu S.A.
Release Date: Aug 30, 2008
This wine earned an Editors’ Choice nod with a score of 91 points in the February 2008 issue of Wine Enthusiast.
A big, broad-shouldered wine, with muscular layers of black fig, coffee, bittersweet cocoa and dark licorice piled on top of hefty cedar-tinged tannins. A bit of a brute in style, but cellaring should soften its edges enough. Drink now through 2010. Smart Buy. Score – 91. (James Molesworth, www.winespectator.com, Feb.29, 2008)