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: Bright yellow color with golden hues
Nose: Roses, white soft peaches and exquisite aromas of fruit salad with a touch of Muscat can be perceived
Mouth: The palate has a nice entry with hints of orange peel, peaches, honey and chamomile. Its oak aging incorporates some touches of vanilla, delivering a harmonious and balanced finish, citrus notes evoke a delicate acidity, providing a subtle complexity
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
Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Sight: Cabernet of deep-red color.
Nose: Fruity aromas of blackberries and currants with a hint of green peppers, very characteristic of the varietal.
Mouth: A long finish and refined tannins.