Bodega Calle Ca de Calle Reserva 2010

Red Blends from Argentina, South America

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Item No. 114769
  • RP90
Alcohol By Volume: 14.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2011
  • WE90

Winemaker's Notes

Dark purple color. Forward nose of toasty plums, black cherry, and lilac flowers. On the palate the wine is rich and full, with layers of berry flavors and a hint of bittersweet chocolate. Finishes soft with balancing acidity.

Ca' de Calle, (Calle's Place), is named in honor of the lady that shared our vision and helped turn it into reality. In 2001, we sought to recondition a historic winery in the heart of Mendoza's acclaimed wine district, Luján de Cuyo. This is a small-lot, gravity flow, red wine production studio where we strive to achieve perfection with every successive year. This is just our fourth effort at a Reserva wine and is a delicious blend of the best wines under our roof.

70% Malbec, 16% Tempranillo, 12% Syrah, 2% Petit Verdot

Critical Acclaim

"Even better is the 2010 Ca de Calle Reserva that is composed of 70% Malbec, 16% Tempranillo, with the balance Syrah and Petit Verdot. It displays more obvious oak than the 2009 as well as a bit more structure and complexity. Spicy, peppery black fruits, plenty of volume, and excellent concentration make this an outstanding value that is likely to evolve for 1-2 years. It offers a drinking window extending from 2013 to 2018."
90 Points

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