Full Review

Trapiche

Trapiche
2015 Broquel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 14% RS: .3%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$17.99

Trapiche
2015 Broquel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 14% RS: .3%
Ruby color. Fruity aromas and flavors of mixed berry jelly, cork board, and pie crusts with a medium body and a peppery, delightful, medium-length finish revealing nuances of juicy cassis and sanguine, honey covered panna cotta, allspice, and cigar box with clunky tannins. A nice cab with a big oak presence.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky, Rich & Full & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: mixed berry jelly, cork board, and pie crusts
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with nuances of juicy cassis and sanguine, honey covered panna cotta, allspice, and cigar box
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Roast Beef Sandwich, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice cab with a big oak presence.

The Producer or Importer or Marketer

The Wine Group

The Producer or  Importer or  Marketer
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Cabernet Sauvignon

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
Cabernet Sauvignon is a variety that is the source of some of the world’s most celebrated and longest-lived reds. Grown in many countries, it is most famous in Bordeaux, where it is the principal grape in red Bordeaux as well as in California – especially Napa Valley- where it is labeled by its varietal name.

Cabernet Sauvignon has aromas and flavors of black currant, cassis, black cherry and sometimes plum (in warmer regions or vintages). Quite rich on the palate, the variety is very tannic, giving its wines a bitter edge in their youth, but also providing the wines with great aging potential, with top flight examples drinking well for as long as four or five decades. Given their richness and flavor profile, wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon need to be paired with rich red meats, such as steaks and roasts as well as game.

Besides France and California, other countries with warm growing regions also excel with Cabernet Sauvignon. These include the Maipo and Colchagua Valleys in Chile as well as the Bolgheri district, situated on the coast of Tuscany.