Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2017

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $200 in NY 164 AROUND THE W ORLD T his is, in fact, the same property that produces Cheval des Andes in partnership with Pierre Lurton of Château Cheval Blanc. You can imagine the standards by which these grapes are grown, harvested and vinified—standards befitting a First Growth of Bordeaux. Those same standards are applied to the unique terroir found at Las Compuertas vineyard, at one of the highest elevations in Argentina, from Malbec vines that are almost 90 years old. This is one of the most inhospitable locations in the region, yet the vines produce some of its most highly regarded fruit. Los Cerezos not only represents the best parcel of Las Compuertas, but it is also the pinnacle of Argentinian wine today. ✦ Terrazas de los a ndes Malbec Las Compuertas s ingle Parcel Los Cerezos J s 98 » $98 "Wow...The texture is near perfect and just caressing every inch of the palate." (1631039) aT Th E Pi NN a CLE The portfolio of Terrazas de los a ndes is impressive, as is the interest from producers around the world. aR g ENT i N a's f i NE Wi NE R E v OL u T i ON f ew people realize that Malbec was once one of the most widely-planted varieties in s aint-Emilion and Pomerol; that is, of course, before phylloxera devastated vineyards across Europe in the 1860s. s ince that time, Malbec has become most widely associated with a rgentina. h owever, when most consumers happen upon these wines, they're not expecting to find something that will compete with the top wines in their collections—until today.

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