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11 Feb 2009 2007 Malbec, Punto Final Classico, ReNacer
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The wine is priced 32 Argentinian Pesos or $10 USD.  The blend is 20% from the Uco Valley and 80% eastern Mendoza valley.

Appearance: Deep ruby core -> pink rim

Nose: medium+ intensity with aromas of violets, jammy, boysenberry

Palate: medium+ Acidity; soft medium tannins; medium+ alcohol; flavors of red cherry, brambleberry, spices; medium+ length.  The flavors are complex and nicely layered.

Quality: Good to excellent due to the complexity, layered aromas/flavors and overall balance. 

Production notes: the fruit was cropped to 3.5 tons/acre for the classico vs. 1 ton/acre for the Reserva level.