Masi Passo Doble Red 2009

Red Blends from Argentina, South America

Price: $18.00 $11.99
Save $6.01 (33%)
Item No. 119042
  • WS88
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: 13.5%

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%.

Winemaker's Notes

The uniqueness of Passo Doble starts with the distinctive blend of Malbec and Corvina that has undergone 'appassimento', or drying of the grapes. A full bodied wine with layers of plum and spice and a finish of cherry, Passo Doble pairs well with grilled or roasted meats and strong flavored cheeses.

Critical Acclaim

"Briar and wild herb notes accent the racy plum and blackberry fruit in this medium-bodied red, as hints of tar and tobacco chime in on the solid finish."
88 Points

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Rating:
(4/8/2013)
Style: Big & Bold
Bold and delicious, I love this wine with barbecue or a nice steak.
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Rating:
(10/19/2012)
Style: Big & Bold
Terrific bottle to go with chili, burgers or other casual food. Malvern, PA
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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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