CARO Amancaya 2003

Bordeaux Red Blends from Argentina, South America

Item No. 81359
  • red wine
  • WE92
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Winemaker's Notes

2003 is the first vintage of Amancaya. It represents a fruity wine which is slightly tannic and where the charm of Malbec can fully assert itself. The shorter maceration and barrel ageing in comparison to CARO, favor fruit and roundness. Beautiful dark color; fruity (red fruit) and spicy notes on the nose. Nice concentration, fleshy, wood well melted with fruit. Gentle tannins and nice length. Amancaya is pleasant to drink soon after bottling or can be kept for 3 to 5 years.

Grape Varieties: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Malbec

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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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(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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