Alta Vista Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina, South America

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Item No. 119194
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

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%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2010 Premium Cabernet Sauvignon shows intense, complex black fruit aromas with fresh herb notes. In the mouth, this structured wine has broad, black fruit flavors and rich tannins that blend elegantly with notes of oak.

This wine is an excellent match with grilled hangar or skirt steak with chimichurri sauce.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2010 Alta Vista Premium Cabernet Sauvignon is raised in used American oak. It has a rounded nose of blackberry, wild hedgerow and a touch of crushed violet. The palate is medium-bodied with supple, rounded tannins. It is very harmonious and pure with an (again) almost effervescent finish that is very seductive. Excellent."
90 Points

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Rating:
(8/16/2012)
Style: Smooth & Supple
Pair with: Beef
Big value at this price - had this with some grilled tri-tip the other night and it was a big hit!
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Learn About Alta Vista

Founded in 1997 and owned by the d'Aulan family, former owners of the Piper-Heidsieck Champagne house, Alta Vista is guided by the philosophy of expressing the best terroirs of Argentina and highlighting the typical Argentine varieties: Malbec and Torrontes. The winemaking team's system of terroir management led Alta Vista to produce the very first single-vineyard Malbecs in...

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Learn About Argentina

(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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