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Date Printed: 4/16/2014
Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Don Nicanor Blend 2007
Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Don Nicanor Blend 2007
(search item no. 104807)
Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/16/2014: $16.29

Winemaker's Notes:

A blend of 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 34% Malbec and 33% Merlot aged for one year in oak barrels. It's a wine with a very neat profile.

Purple red in color with violet and bluish hues. Red fruits and prunes are the dominant aromas that complement the smoky scents delivered by the French oak barrels and add complexity to the wine. In the mouth there is great personality, good body and structure.

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About Bodegas Nieto Senetiner:

Established in 1888, Bodegas Nieto Senetiner is located in the sub-region of Luján de Cuyo within province of northern Mendoza, Argentina—one of the world’s most extraordinary wine regions. This traditionally run winery boasts 1,000 acres of proprietary-owned vineyards and has a state of the art bottling facility with a total wine capacity of 10 million liters. Today Nieto Senetiner is dedicated to high-end premium wines and consequently is considered one of the top wineries in Argentina.

In addition to their eponymous line, Nieto Senetiner also offers two other wine series:

Cadus. "Cadus" comes from the ancient Latin word for barrel. For Bodegas Nieto Senetiner, Cadus is the result of a constant search for excellence in the vineyard. This reflects the curiosity, innovation and experimentation that characterize Bodegas Nieto Senetiner.

Santa Isabel. These high-value wines are expressive and richly fruited, influenced by the cool mountain climate of the Andes, are perfect for every occasion.