very nice wine. good price as well.
The nose on the 2007 is somewhat tight. Currant, black cherry, and lots of oak-imparted vanilla and cedar notes. Pleasant, grippy tannins, but not a long finish. See my comparison 2006 vs. 2007 Amancaya here: http://winedinewith.us/2009/11/10/wine-review-2006-amancaya-vs-2007-amancaya/
medium to full
delish! i think we drank at bar tartine. was told this is a cab-sav-malbec blend
Fruit, Fruit, Fruit!!...Cherry, Plum mmm mmm mmm...I love the strong tobacco flavor, most likely from the oak!
External Reviews for Amancaya Malbec-Cabernet Gran Reserva
Savvy wine shoppers know to head straight to the South America aisle for great values on familiar varietals, and for an affordable, bold and spicy Cabernet, you just canandrsquo;t beat the Ocaso. Deep garnet hue, lush black fruit and supple tannins at such a reasonable price. Pick this one up by the case!
Caro Amancaya 2007: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (12 Monate), lagerfähig 5 - 7 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2007Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: MendozaWeingut: Bodegas CaroRebsorte: 50% Malbec, 50% Cabernet SauvignonRestzucker: trockenRestsäure: Alkoholgehalt: 0.14 Rotwein
The wines coming from Argentina are some of the best quality at bargain prices! Intense crimson in color, this Cabernet has dried fruit aromas with spice and some oak notes. It is structured and balanced, with dark ripe fruit on the palate and a lingering finish. Ideal for pairing with pasta dishes, roast beef and grilled sausages.
Deep plum colored red with enticing aromas of dried herbs, cedar and blackberries. Surprising balance and complexity at this price point merits a second look for the connoisseur as well as those Cab lovers simply looking for a full-bodied, captivating red.
Intense ruby-red color. Enticing aromas of ripe plum and wild berries. The berry flavors are joined by accents of spice, chocolate, and a hint of leaf tobacco on the palate. The ripe, vibrant tannins give the wine a beautiful structure and amazingly long finish.
Savvy wine shoppers know to head straight to the South America aisle for great values on familiar varietals, and for an affordable, bold and spicy Cabernet, you just can't beat the Ocaso. Deep garnet hue, lush black fruit and supple tannins at such a reasonable price. Pick this one up by the case!
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