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

Santa Julia , Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Uco Valley, Mendoza 2010

Attractive earth, blackcurrant, leather, black cherry, jam, chocolate, smoke and sweet spice aroma. Showing supreme balance and poise. Modern and powerful with almost muscular tannins, yet graceful and sophisticated too. 16.5pts/20
Price: £8.49 Thierry’s
Drink: 2011–2015.
Alc: 13.5%

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