ALANDES PARADOUX RED BLEND N.V

£21.15

MENDOZA. Stunning blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot & Cabernet Franc. Vegan. Oaked.

9 in stock

SKU: 00325 Categories: ,

Description

STUNNING blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot & Cabernet Franc taken from 3 different vintages. So, non vintage wine. ONLY 2900 bottles made. Very, very fine indeed. Drink now with food after decanting or great to cellar. Lovely, rich blackcurrant fruit, cardamon, dark chocolate and pepper with supple, strong tannins.

GRAPE Cab Sauvignon, Malbec, Cab Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot
REGION Uco Valley VEGETARIAN Yes
VINTAGE NV VEGAN Yes
ABV 14.5% ORGANIC No
CLOSURE Cork

 

LIGHT     |________|________|________*________|     FULL BODIED

DRY    |________*________|________|________|     SWEET

NO OAK     |________|________|________*________|     OAKY

 

Additional information

Karim Mussi

Karim is a winemaker and entrepreneur by vocation and training. He has presided over Altocedro since 1999 and Alandes since 2012. Besides heading up his wineries, Karim also runs his Salta project, Abras in Cafayate Valley and acts as winemaker consultant, also giving advise to emerging projects in the most promising Argentine wine areas. He is more than happy to discuss world politics, current events, 17th Century British philosophy, seventies rock (The Doors and Led Zeppelin are his favorites). During harvest, you can find him at El Cielo in La Consulta enjoying their lomito especial and a Stella. As everyone knows, it takes a lot of beer to make a good wine.
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Production

Grapes from the Campo de Los Andes, Alto Vista Flores, Los Árboles in the Uco Valley.
A non vintage blend of 20% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Malbec, 20% Petit Verdot.
Fermented in concrete and aged in French oak for 18 months

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