Mendoza hosted the 11th edition of VINUS 2014, International wine and spirit contest, in last August.
In this competition, Estrella de los Andes winery had an excellent performance, with its wine Estrella Negra 2013, made by the winery’s winemaker, Lucas Moran. This wine awarded a Double Gold Medal and was distinguished as “the Great Winner” in [...]
The winery launched its Estrella Negra Selección Blend, a limited edition of 3,000 bottles. The blend is made up of 90% Malbec and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
It is a wine aged in French and American oak barrels. Its winemaker Lucas Morán explains: “The idea is to reach all palates, as its aromas and flavors typical of [...]
Sight: Intense red ruby color
Nose: On the nose is elegant, velvety, soft but intense, showing characteristic signs of plums, cherries and pepper
Mouth: Marked bouquet with notes of cherry, berry and tobacco. It is full-bodied and austere on the palate with balanced acidity and soft tannins, its oak aging gives soft flavors of chocolate and vanilla and a unique finish
Sight: Red ruby.
Nose: Red fruits, especially fresh ripe plums, can be percieved with a light touch of vanilla.
Mouth: Good harmony and balance, with sweet tannins and very nice finish.
Sight: Soft golden tones
Nose: Aromas of tropical fruits
Mouth: Delicate intensity and balanced finish