Winemakers Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon.

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In 1885, the Buenos Aires to Mendoza railway opened, cementing the significance of this emerging wine-growing region high in the Andean foothills. Ten years later, Edmund Norton planted the first vines in Mendoza’s Luján de Cuyo district. At 900-1100 metres, the altitude moderates the temperature, causing an extended ripening season, and also expose the vines to more ultraviolet light, which encourages the development of colour and tannin in the black-skinned varieties. The result is whites packed with vibrant flavour and good natural acidity, and well-structured, food-friendly reds. The vineyards in Luján de Cuyo and the vines are between thirty and fifty years old.

Winemakers Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. Argentina

  • Product Type:  Red Wines
  • Country:  Argentina
  • Region:  Mendoza
  • Producer:  Bodega Norton
  • Vintage:  2014
  • Alcohol:  14%
  • Grape Varieties:  100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Closure:  Cork

Tasting Notes: Complex aromas of ripe red fruits and mint, with dark chocolate notes. Highly concentrated palate with a long, spicy finish.

The wine was aged for twelve months in first and second-use French oak barrels, and spent ten months in bottle before release.

Argentinian Red Wines, Red Wines

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