Susana Balbo Signature Brioso 2019 750ml
Varietals: 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Malbec, 18% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot
Region: Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza
Elevation: 990 m.a.s.l. / 3,250 ft. (average)
Harvest Method: Manual
Analytics: ALCOHOL 14.5 % ACIDEZ 5.9 g/l
Winemaking: Hand-harvested. Double selection process. Destemming. Fermentation at 31°C (88°F), with wild yeasts. Pump-overs and delestage three times a day. Extender maceration for 35 days.
Aging: 15 months in new French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Deep, bright ruby red color. Aromas of dark berries, spices and notes of vegetables, contributed mainly by the two Cabernets (Sauvignon and Franc). The fruity aromas continue in the mouth, followed by excellent tension due to its natural acidity. The other varieties provide texture and roundness to the blend. It has an elegant and lingering finish. This wine has great aging potential and can be stored for up to 20 years.
Food Pairing: Red meats, such as lamb, venison and baby goat. It also pairs well with white meats, like chicken, duck and rabbit.