2014

Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza La Mascota

Cabernet Sauvignon

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Wine information

Region

Maipù, Argentina

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Producer

Mascota Vineyards

Vintage

2014

Goes well with

Pasta, red meat, mature soft cheese

Degustation notes

Dark cherry red colour, a lovely, sweet bouquet of blackcurrant, powerful fruity berry aromas, a very slight hint of spicy compote and discreet hints of wood, the result of 15 months of barrel ageing. Fleshy on the palate, full-bodied with elegance, a magnificentaromatic presence, well structured with a nice look. A very balanced wine with enchanting aromas.

Special notes

Maturation 15 months in American and French oak barrels. La Bodega was founded by Don Louis Tirasso in 1891, considered to be one of the pioneers of viticulture in Mendoza. Today, Santa Ana is one of the leading wineries in wine export. The vineyard extends over 251 hectares. Mainly Chardonnay and Torrontes for white and Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah for red, are grown.

Alcohol content

14.0%

Allergy info

contains: sulfit

Country of production

  • Argentina

Supplier

  • Coop Info Service
  • Postfach 2550, 4002 Basel
  • Phone: 0848 888 444

Drinking temperature

16-18°C

Optimum maturity

2017-2020

Original packaging

Box of 6

Stopper

Natural cork

Finishing process

Oak cask 225 l

Ratings

Average rating: 4.0 of 5 32 ratings and 11 reviews

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    We enjoyed this wine. We like dark, bold reds.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Bewertung 2008. Muss man etwas liegen lassen. Dekantieren und 2 Std. stehen lassen bringen diesem Wein sehr viel. Gute Preis/Leistung. Schöne Beerennoten.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Un excellent rapport qualité-prix! Un vin qui accompagnera très bien vos plats de viande (barbecue).

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Good New World Cab. The winery make some truly fantastic wines not available at Coop. This one is great for the price, but probably isn't quite ready to drink.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 3.0 of 5 3.0

    Gute Preis Leistung, etwas kantig,

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2014)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Very good wine. Maybe needs some ageing. Don't drink it to young or you will miss out on the full potential flavour this wine has to offer.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2013)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Herrlicher Wein mit super Preis- Leistunsverhältnis!

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2013)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Wunderbarer Wein, der hervorragend zu einem schönen Grillabend passt.

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2013)
    Average rating: 5.0 of 5 5.0

    Wow - Sensationeller Wein!

  • from on (Rated vintage: 2013)
    Average rating: 4.0 of 5 4.0

    Lohneswerter Kauf - Sehr gutes Preis-/Leistungsverhältnis! Empfehelnswert!