Sunday, July 20, 2008

Finca Flichman Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Argentina

There's an increasing number of good values coming from the South American region these days and this is one of them. Aged 3 months in oak and bottle aged, this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Mendoza, Argentina is a full bodied fruit bomb. Very dark deep purple with ruby around the edges, there is a powerful nose of fruit and minerals, and a palate with concentrated ripe berries, cola and a finish of soft vanilla. Nice smooth acidity and mild tannins make this red a pleasure and 13% alcohol gives it a kick but not a jolt. A great buy for $8.99.

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