Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Bonarda and Cabernet Sauvignon are left on the vine in the high altitude, arrid Mendoza climate the grapes are dried and ready, losing 30% of their weight, in a mere 10 to 12 days. Fermented to completion in temperature controlled cement and stainless vats, then aged 12 months in French oak. The wine is just off-dry while offering up a slightly roasted, liqueur-like perfume along with plenty of spice and black fruit notes. Smooth textured, rich, and plush on the palate, it is packed with flavor.
|Pair with semi soft cheese, dark chocolate, and pasta with mushroom sauce.