Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon

Uco Valley, Mendoza

Tasting Notes

Deep, ruby red color with perfumed aromas of cassis, blackcurrants, redcurrants along with hints of roasted coffee. On the palate is ultra-sleek, with very fine tannins. Mint, dried herb and cassis flavors, with tangy acidity and well handled oak, nicely folded into the wine. A sublte minerality provides freshness and good length.

Beef, pork, lamb, quail and other game birds. Also pairs well with cream-based sauces.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pumping over and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 30°C. Extended maceration 20-30 days. Aged for 13 months in 70% new French oak barrels and 30% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot. Alcohol 14.5%; acidity 5.4 g/L.

Grapes grown at Finca Brío in Los Árboles, Uco Valley, at an elevation of 1,120 m.

Tasting Notes

Deep bright ruby color with perfumed aromas of cassis, black currants, and red currants along with hints of roasted coffee beans and tobacco and a touch of fresh mint and fresh herbs.

Beef, pork, lamb and cream-based sauces.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pumping over and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 30°C. Extended maceration 20-30 days. Aged for 13 months in 30% new French oak barrels and 70% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot. Alcohol 14.3%; acidity 5.8 g/L.

Grapes grown at Finca Brío in Los Árboles, Uco Valley, at an elevation of 1,120 m.

Tasting Notes

Deep bright ruby color with perfumed aromas of cassis, black currants, and red currants along with hints of roasted coffee beans and tobacco and a touch of fresh mint and fresh herbs. The complex aromas are echoed on the palate with layers of fruit and spices coming on and on. Sweet on the entry with round tannins, this full bodied wine shows a lively and harmonious acidity that leads to a fresh and pure finish.

Beef, pork, lamb and cream-based sauces.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pumping over and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 30°C. Extended maceration 20-30 days. Aged for 13 months in 30% new French oak barrels and 70% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot. Alcohol 14.4%; acidity 5.7 g/L.

Grapes selected from Finca Brío in Los Árboles, Uco Valley, grown at an elevation of 1,167 m.

Tasting Notes

Deep ruby color with perfumed aromas of cassis, black currants, and red currants along with hints of roasted coffee beans and tobacco and a touch of fresh mint and fresh herbs. The complex aromas are echoed on the palate with layers of fruit and spices. Sweet on the entry with round tannins, this full-bodied wine shows a lively and harmonious acidity that leads to a fresh and pure finish.

Pairs well with a wide range of foods from beef and pork to lamb, quail and other game birds, and cream-based sauces.

Destemmed, lightly crushed. Pump-overs and delestage 3 times a day. Max. temp. 30°C. Extended maceration 20-30 days. Aged for 13 months in 80% new French oak barrels and 20% second-use French oak barrels.

Blend is 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Malbec. Alcohol 14.3%; acidity 5.5 g/L.

Grapes grown at an average elevation of 1,120 m, the Cabernet Sauvignon from Agrelo (Luján de Cuyo) and Altamira (San Carlos, and the Malbec from Gualtallary (Tupungato).

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2012 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle

2012 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Label

2012 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Shelftalker

2012 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Label

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Shelftalker

2013 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 93pts JS Shelftalker

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Label

2014 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2015 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Label

2015 Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes

2018 Susana Balbo Signature Wine Advocate reviews 7-18 Sales Sheet

Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle Shot