Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec La Consulta Rebon 2009

Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec La Consulta Rebon 2009

Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec La Consulta Rebon 2009

     I usually do not buy a wine with this many words in its name especially when I can not pronounce most of them but I was intrigued by the back story and origins of this Malbec.  The Malbec grape is not native to Argentina but was introduced into the region from its homeland of France about 150 years ago, the vines quickly found their new home a perfect match and the rest is history that is still being made today.  This Malbec is more complex than the Appellation Malbec with its aroma of exotic spices and floral notes.  Dark violet tones treat the eye as the muscular palate of plum, raspberry and black licorice fill your mouth letting you know that this is a seriously complex wine.  The finish can only be described as complex and long with rich pliant tannins.  The grapes are the key here and are sourced from the Marchiori Vineyard and other properties within Mendoza.  The word complex comes up often when describing this Malbec because so many factors come into play during its production not the least being that it is aged 18 months in 100% new Taransaud French oak and then bottled unfined and unfiltered.  Wine Advocate gave this 2009 vintage a 94 point rating and commented that it needed to unwind 2-3 years making its cellar life 2014-2024.  I am sure it will age wonderfully but I don’t like to wait so I aerated it and it opened up nicely with plenty of aroma.  The P.L.C.B. has this wine in limited availability and is most easily purchased through their website www.finewineandgoodspirits.com.  The product code is 39329 and the price is more than the normal price of the wines I review at $54.99.

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7 Responses to Vina Cobos Bramare Malbec La Consulta Rebon 2009

  1. Excellent review of what sounds to be a very fine taste.

    • Thanks for the kind words. This is an excellent Malbec to use as a point of reference so you can easily judge the quality of other Malbec. It would not pair well with those beautiful fish that you catch:-)

  2. Jeanette says:

    I love Malbec. Look forward to getting my hands on a bottle of this. It sounds like a great wine!

    • Great to hear you love Malbec too! I would recommend enjoying it with a “Gaucho Style Supper” meaning a large glass of this Malbec, a big thick steak and a huge steak knife. It sounds self indulgent because it is:-) Let me know what you think if you get to try this Malbec.

  3. indelibleinc says:

    I’m sold. I’m going to have to track this one down.

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