Alta Vista Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Alta Vista Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

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Category: Red Wine
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Region: Argentina » Mendoza
Producer: Alta Vista
Alcohol: 13.5%

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Product Description

Shows intense, complex black fruit aromas with fresh herb notes. In the mouth, this structured wine has broad, black fruit flavors and rich tannins that blend elegantly with notes of oak. This wine is an excellent match with grilled hangar or skirt steak with chimichurri sauce.

Wine Advocate

Cropped from an atypical, cool and wet year, the 2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon was produced with grapes from Vista Flores. It fermented in concrete vats, and 50% of the volume matured in used oak barrels for one year. It has a creamy nose with some balsamic and herbal notes. There is less influence from the élevage and more freshness, very fine tannins and a tasty finish. 31,210 bottles produced. It was bottled in September 2017.

Score: 90, Luis Gutierrez, June 29, 2018

Wine Spectator

Taut, with fine-grained flavors of dark currant, dried dark cherry and berry that are accented by intense notes of tar and black licorice. Savory finish. Drink now through 2021. 2,670 cases made, 300 cases imported.

Score: 88, Kim Marcus, 2019

Wine Enthusiast

Foxy berry and plum aromas rattle around before settling on scented hand soap. A tight palate owes its feel to grape skins, while staunch acidity sticks out. Said acidity makes for narrow plum flavors and a drawing finish with controlled tartness.

Score: 87, Michael Schachner, March 1, 2019

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