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GRAN CORTE 2020 Gualtallary, Valle de Uco, Mendoza
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer ALTA-YARÍ
This very tasty blend from the cool high-altitude Valle de Uco has 60% Cabernet Franc, 35% Malbec and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and comes with an extremely deep intense purple colour. Elegant, intense, slightly floral, fresh rose aromatics along with ripe plum, cassis and raspberry fruit. Dry, medium-full bodied, harmonious and mouthfilling but balanced, the very attractive, ripe, Damson plum fruit with nuances of raspberry, cassis and black cherry plus some minerality and gently cedary pink peppercorn notes. Aged in French oak barrels for 16 months, it has 15% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L11723 on the back label. CSPC 24894
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gle Win
Country Argentina
Rating ***(93 points)
Dense, Intense, Ripe, Plum-Cassis
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: If you want to taste a red that expresses the quintessence of high-altitude Gualtallary, look no further than this stunning assemblage of Cabernet Franc with 35% Malbec and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Aged in deftly handled 50% new wood, it's wonderfully fresh and well-balanced, with thyme and wet stone aromas, racy acidity and tangy red plum and black cherry fruit. Drink date: 2024-2030. Score - 96 (timatkin.com, Argentina Special Report 2022) Price $ 32.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - September 9, 2023
Cases bought 196 (6 bottles per case)

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