Decanter panel tasting (Jun 2011): Argentinian Cabernet - All wines

With no Awards and eigth four-star wines, our judges weren't bowled over by this tasting, questioning the suitability of Cabernet Sauvignon in Argentina when not part of a blend.

Wine name Producer Country Region Vintage

Domingo Hermanos, Finca de Domingo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Salta-Yacochuya

Bodega Domingo Hermanos Argentina Andean North-West 2007

Fabre Montmayou, Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

Vistalba [Fabre Montmayou/Infinitus] Argentina Cuyo 2008

Vinalba, Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot, Patagonia-Rio Negro

Vistalba [Fabre Montmayou/Infinitus] Argentina Southern Region 2009

Andeluna Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

Andeluna Cellars Argentina Cuyo 2009

Trapiche, Broquel, Cabernet Franc, Mendoza

Trapiche Argentina Cuyo 2009

Catena Zapata, Catena Appellation Cabernet Franc, Mendoza

Bodega Catena Zapata Argentina Cuyo 2008

Santa Julia, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Mendoza-Uco Valley

La Agricola [Santa Julia/Zuccardi] Argentina Cuyo 2010

Valentin Bianchi, Enzo Bianchi, Grand Cru, Mendoza-San Rafael

Valentin Bianchi [Elsa] Argentina Cuyo 2006

Michel Torino, Don David, Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Salta-Cafayate

Michel Torino Argentina Andean North-West 2009

Bodega Ruca Malen, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Chakana, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Luigi Bosca, Cabernet Bouchet, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

Luigi Bosac Argentina Cuyo 2006

Santa Julia, Magma Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Uco Valley

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Finca La Anita, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2003

Finca Agostino, Ilka, Maipu

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Michel Torino, Cuma, Cabernet Sauvignon, Salta-Cafayate

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Vinalba, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

Vistalba [Fabre Montmayou/Infinitus] Argentina Cuyo 2009

Fabre-Montmayou, Phebus, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Luyon de Cuyo

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Kaiken, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Santa Julia, Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipu

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Zuccardi, Q, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Bodega del Fin del Mundo, Postales, Oak-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon, Patagonia-Neuquen

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Bodega Norton, Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Finca Las Divas, Riglos, Gran Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Uco Valley

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Finca Sophenia, Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Tupungato

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodega Norton, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Trapiche, Broquel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipu

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Bodega Septima, Septimo Dia, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Domingo Hermanos, Domingo Molina, Cabernet Sauvignon, Salta-Yacochuya

Bodega Domingo Hermanos Argentina Andean North-West 2006

Tripiche, Coleccion Roble, Cabernet Sauvginon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Casa Montes, Don Baltazar, Cabernet Franc, Tulum Valley-San Juan

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Familia Schroeder, Alpataco, Cabernet Sauvignon, Patagonia

N/A N/A N/A 2007

La Chamiza, Professional Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2009

Pascual Toso, Pascual Toso Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipu

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Santa Julia, Organic Cabernet Sauvignon, Maipu

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Alta Vista, Premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Luigi Bosca, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Bodega Alamos, Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Bodega del Fin del Mundo, Fin del Mundo, Single-Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Patagonia-Neuquen

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Bodega del Fin del Mundo, Reserva del Fin del Mundo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Patagonia-Neuquen

N/A N/A N/A 2008

Casa Montes, Ampakama, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tulum Valley-San Juan

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Lagarde, Altas Cumbres, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Pulenta Estate, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza-Lujan de Cuyo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Fuzion, Alta, Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2010

Luigi Bosca, Gala 2, Mendoza-Luyan de Cuyo

N/A N/A N/A 2007

Finca Decero, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

N/A N/A N/A 2007