Monday, 12 May 2014

TN : Catena Alta Cabernet Sauvignon (Estate Rows) 2009, Mendoza, Argentina

This wine is a blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc. The grapes for this wine came from select rows from Lot 3 of La Piramide (50%) vineyard, at 3117 feet elevation, and Lot 3 of Domingo vineyard (50%), at 3675 feet elevation. The winemaker was Alejandro Vigil.

Colour : Dark blackcurrant

Aroma : Blackcurrant, sandalwood, cedar, spice liquorice, cherries

Taste : Blackcurrant, cedar, cherries, oak, warm finish, liquorice

Alcohol : 14%

Mark : B+

Website : Catena Wines

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