*** It was given 92/100 by James Suckling and also another 92/100 points by Master of Wine Tim Atkin. It also won a Gold medal at the international Organic Wine Awards ***
Country: Argentina Region: Mendoza
Vintage: 2013 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Domaine Bousquet
Made from organic grapes from own vineyards located in Alto Gualtallary, Tupungato at an altitude of 1200 (4000 feet) above the sea level, one of the highest points in Mendoza.
The wine is composed of 85% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, 5% Syrah, which has been aged in French oak for 10 months and 4 months of bottle ageing.
Ageing Potential: 5-7 Years
It is a wine of dark violet color with reddish hues. In the nose it presents intense aromas of blackberry with notes of black currant and plum. On the palate it is a balanced and elegant wine, with pure fruit expression like raspberry, fig, and chocolate. It has a well-defined velvety style, excellent structure and a long finish.
It is ideal to combine with pasta, red meat, and meat with sauces, cheeses and chocolate.
Food Matches: Turkey / Venison / Pasta / Blue Cheese