South American Reds MIXED CASE
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Carmenere
Country / Region: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
1 x Tapiz Malbec 2021, Mendoza, Argentina:
100% Malbec, Intense red colour with purple tonalities typical of the varietal. On the nose, notes of fresh red fruits, such as plum, cherries and strawberries with sweet notes of chocolate that reflect their passage through the oak. Good volume on the palate with a long finish.
1 x Domingo Molina Petit Verdot 2018, Salta, Argentina :
Purple colour. Cassis, mulberry and blueberry with a faint hint of spice. Palate is a crescendo pushing through to a full bodied experience yet remaining subtle. Dry finish. Left opened for a couple of days this wine grows in texture and drink-ability. Can be stored for up to six years.
1 x Malma Esencia Malbec 2021, Ptagonia, Argentina :
Intense purple colour. Aromas of red fruit, particularly morello cherries and plums with a subtle hints of violets. Medium-bodied. Soft tannins with notes of vanilla delivered by the oak ageing. Balanced and elegant.
1 x Mariposa Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2019, Colchagua Valley, Chile :
Deep ruby red. Shows many layers of complex aromas. Ripe red currants, blackberries, prunes, cassis and menthol bouquet, complemented by cloves, cigar box, and vanilla resulting from the oak influence. Each aroma sits perfectly in balance with the others. Full-bodied with chalky and well integrated tannins, this wine is big on the palate, giving a grassy mouth coating sensation, volume and structure. A range of flavours from red and black fruits to spices, along with a somewhat earthy character, all combine to deliver a truly tasty and complex.
Ready to drink now but will definitely will improve with age.
1 x Pacha Special Reserve Carmenere 2019, Chile :
Deep ruby red with a purple hues. Different layers of aromas give a unique complexity. Sweet fruit flavours of black fruits such as cherries, blackberries and dried prunes are predominant at the beginning. A subtle hint of vanilla, cloves and mocha are perfectly combined on the palate, enhancing the complexity of this beautiful and pleasant Carmenere. A full bodied wine, with great structure, a balanced acidity and round and silky tannins. It is ready to drink now as well as being suitable for cellaring. A long finish, full of black fruits flavours and a peppery hint at the end reminds you that this is a true example of well-crafted Chilean Carmenere.
1 x Puerto Carmelo Tannat, Cabernet Franc 2018, Carmelo, Uruguay :
A full-bodied red which shows immense power yet also demonstrates a freshness with ripe black fruit aromas plentiful on the nose and palate. Soft and mature tannins complete this deliciously rich wine.