Sight: it exhibits an intense and deep purplish-red color
Nose: its nose is intense, fresh, scented and complex. It displays aromas of ripe red fruits, blackberry, licorice, chocolate with morello cherry, and red flowers notes such as violets. 12 months of aging in French oak barrels granted it extraordinary notes of hazelnuts, almonds and cinnamon
Mouth: on the palate, it is juicy, lively, cheerful, delicate and elegant. It preserves redolent of sweet blackberry, chocolate, toffee and caramel. Its tannins are firm, long and sweet. A ripe fruity aftertaste stands out and it has a very good persistence.
Vat: 12 months in new French oak (100%)
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Maceration: pre fermentative maceration of 5 days at 50°F. Maceration of 10 days at 68°F (average). Fermentation of 8 days at 79°F (average).
Total acidity: 4.2 g/l
Reducing sugar: 2.14 g/l
Service temperature: 61°F
Pairings: we suggest to enjoy it with red meats (such as pig tenderloin, patagonic lamb & roast beef), game birds (quail, duck) or accompanied with spicy stews and vegetables. Salmon, tuna with mushroom and cheese sauces, or alone, with strong and creamy cheeses
Home aging: 8 years
Wine Advocate (Robert Parker) (2010) 92 pts.