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Terrazas de Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon Afincado 2001

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Very polished, with suave toast and spice notes weaving through supple blackberry, black currant and plum fruit. The long, seamless finish shows real depth. Impressive for this cooler vintage. Drink now. 1,100 cases made. (JM) Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Mendoza in Argentina. 2001 Terrazas de Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon Afincado 750ml

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Terrazas de los Andes:
In the late 1950s, Moët & Chandon, a subsidiary of LVMH, sent Renaud Poirier, its Oenology Director, to Latin America to research the region’s potential for world-class wine production. After traveling around the region, Poirier visited Luján de Cuyo, in Mendoza. Highly impressed by the local conditions for winemaking and the presence of excellent high elevation vineyards, Poirier and Moët & Ch... Read more
In the late 1950s, Moët & Chandon, a subsidiary of LVMH, sent Renaud Poirier, its Oenology Director, to Latin America to research the region’s potential for world-class wine production. After traveling around the region, Poirier visited Luján de Cuyo, in Mendoza. Highly impressed by the local conditions for winemaking and the presence of excellent high elevation vineyards, Poirier and Moët & Chandon decided to set up its first ever vineyards outside France. After decades of experiencing with sparkling wines production, in 1999, Moët Hennessy Wine Estates and Bodegas Chandon Argentina opened Terrazas de los Andes Winery - a varietal still-wines initiative based on its emblematic high-elevation vineyards, fed by the Andes meltwater. Read less

External Reviews for Terrazas de Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon Afincado

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/22/2010

Very polished, with suave toast and spice notes weaving through supple blackberry, black currant and plum fruit. The long, seamless finish shows real depth. Impressive for this cooler vintage. Drink now. 1,100 cases made. (JM) Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Mendoza in Argentina. 2001 Terrazas de Los Andes Cabernet Sauvignon Afincado 750ml



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