Tuesday, 15 February 2011

TN : Sophenia Synthesis The Blend 2007, Finca Sophenia, Tupungato, Mendoza, Argentina

This wine is a blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot. 12,900 bottles were produced. The consultant winemaker was Michel Rolland. The winemaker was Matias Michelini. The vineyards lay in the foothills of the Andes at an elevation of 6,000 feet. All of the grapes were hand-harvested in the end of April 2007. The wine has spent 14 months in French barriques.

This wine received 89 points from The Wine Advocate and 91 points from Wine Spectator.

This wine was imported by PrimeWine Sweden AB and 120 bottles were imported into Sweden. The wine went on sale on the 1st March 2010.

Colour : Dense, blackberry

Aroma : Blackberry, violets, oak, toast

Taste : Blackberry, blackcurrant, violets, minerals, lashings of toasty oak on finish, smooth tannins

Alcohol : 14%

Price : 249 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Finca Sophenia

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