CARO 2003

Bordeaux Red Blends from Argentina, South America

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Item No. 86267
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Winemaker's Notes

CARO was born of the alliance between: two wine cultures, French and Argentine; two noble grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec;
and two renowned wine families; Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and Nicolas Catena. Vignerons since the 19th century, these two powerful organizations have combined their deep knowledge of Mendoza's high altitude terroir and the art of winemaking to create a unique wine: CARO. Two cultures, two families, two varietals, one wine.

This is an elegant and refined assemblage of Malbec and Cabernet. A wine with intense ripe red and blackberry fruit, perfectly integrated with the French oak. Good elegant tannins hold the aromas to the long end. The typical Argentinean fruity and sweet Malbec is hold and complete by the elegance of flavors and texture of the "French" Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Rating:
(11/24/2011)
This has been a steady Argentia Bordeaux. Buy again.
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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
I was excited to try these two blends together in the 50/50 balance. Malbec is one of my favorite wines, along with cab sav and the blending of the two worked out extremely well. A full bodied wine with a hint of licorice and spice.
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CARO was born of an alliance between two wine cultures (French and Argentine), two noble grape varieties (Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec), and two renowned wine families (Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and Nicolas Catena.) Immediately after CARO's 2002 release, the first vintage of CARO, 2000, was acclaimed by professionals. The achievement of CARO has naturally led...

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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 Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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