An homage to the original Bordeaux blend of Malbec and Cabernet, this powerful wine has gripping tannins and great freshness and length.
Aromas of cassis with mint notes and oak. Medium-bodied and classically structured with good density. The Cabernet fruit melds seamlessly with the Malbec, creating a well-structured and balanced blend with moderate tannins and a lengthy finish.
This blend will pair well with any Cab-friendly dishes such as steak, pork, lamb, and strong cheeses. It can handle any dish with cream or butter sauces.
I had two vintages to taste of the Cabernet/Malbec blend starting with the 2014 Beso de Dante from Vista Flores and Altamira in the Valle de Uco. In this vintage it was exactly 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Malbec and 10% Cabernet Franc, and it felt quite ripe, with aromas of prunes and dark cherries with an organic touch. The palate is medium to full-bodied with ripe, sweet tannins.The Wine Advocate December 2016
- Varietal Composition:
- 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Malbec, 10% Cabernet Franc
- Avg Elevation:
- 3500 feet
- Avg Age of Vines:
- 28 years
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