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

Valentin Bianchi, Enzo Bianchi, Gran Cru, San Rafael, Mendoza 2006

Impressive combination of sweet red fruit, cedar, sweet spice, oaky cigar box and raisin
aromas. A very polished wine with good middle sweetness – oak has blended in well. Dense and focused with exceptional concentration. 16.5pts/20
Price: £24.50–£27.99 Liberty Wines, Swig
Drink: 2011–2014.
Alc: 14%

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