Carlos Basso
Basso 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Reservado
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San Carlos (Altamira), Mendoza, Argentina
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Within Argentina the Basso family has always been known for their excellent Cabernet. With it's high elevation and Southern location, their vineyard in La Consulta (named Finca La Amalia) produces some of the most interesting Cabernet fruit in the country. Two separate pickings one week apart give the wine additional complexity and balance. Intense red color. Elegant aromas and flavors of red berries, marmalade, baking spices, and earth. Terrific structure, with medium weight tannins and refreshing acidity.
Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
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Appellation: San Carlos (Altamira), Mendoza Elaboration: 60% of the wine was aged seven months in French and American oak Winemakers: Jorge Rodríguez and Adolfo Basso Production: 3,000 cases Alcohol: 14% Total Acid: 4.87 g/l Residual Sugar: 2.9 g/l pH: 3.86
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