Argentinian Cabernets panel tasting results

Cabernet Sauvignon grapes currently make up 17.5% of all Argentinia's red wine grapes, but with no award winners in the selection of 72 Argentinian Cabernets tasted by a panel of Decanter contributors and wine experts questions have been raised as to the suitablility of Cabernet Sauvignon in Argentina when not part of a blend. Nevertheless, 9 wines were given a four star rating. See them all here...

argentinian cabernets, decanter june 2011

Fabre Montmayou, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gran Reserva, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza 2008

Lush and forthcoming cassis, red fruit, mineral, capsicum, chocolate and spice aroma. Superb concentration of fruit and creamy texture. Sophisticated, harmonious and velvety smooth. This is lovely. 17.38pts/20
Price: £13.50 Vinothentic
Drink: 2011–2014.
Alc: 14.5%

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