Achaval-Ferrer Mendoza Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
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Red-ruby. Plum and tobacco on the nose and palate. Big Old World with a truffley nuance and an amazing peppery acidity to frame and carry the red fruit flavors.James Suckling: "A tangy and bright cab with lemon and orange rind plus dark fruit. Medium to full body, fine tannins and a fresh finish. Cool and fresh style. Drink now." Jun 2015
Winery: "Red-ruby. Plum and tobacco on the nose and palate. Big Old World with a truffley nuance and an amazing peppery acidity to frame and carry the red fruit flavors. The finish is subtle and persistent, with refined dusty tannins.Serving temperature between 61-64 degrees. We strongly recommend decanting this wine at least an hour before drinking.
An accurate reflection of its variety, Cabernet Mendoza delivers a sharp and direct message where the fruit overcomes the mineral nuances. Originating from small patches of vineyards located in the first area in Mendoza, this wine that has very little production highlights a juicy texture filled with black and red fruitiness. Far from abstractions it allows for a lovely walk toward that of pleasure."
Bottle: 750ml, cork
Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
14.5 pH: 3.8 Aging: 9 months in french oak barrels
Region: Mendoza, Argentina