When in the mid 1880s Pascual Toso set out towards Argentina from its home town, Canale D’Alba, in Piamonte, Italy, he could not have imagined that he would become the founder of a winery, which is today one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries in Argentina.
When he arrived in Argentina, he settled in Mendoza. As he had been closely involved in the development of his family wine business in Piedmont, he promptly saw the promising future for winemaking in the region and decided to use his expertise. Thus, in 1890, Pascual Toso established his first winery in San José, Guaymallén.
At the beginning of the 20th century, he decided to expand his business and acquired vineyards in Maipú. At his estate “Las Barrancas”, he built another winery, “Las Barrancas” (small Canyon) which is dedicated to producing and growing the finest grapes.
In 2001, the Bodega hired as winemaker consultant to Mr. Paul Hobbs for a new high quality wine project. He has been working head to head with our chief winemaker, Rolando Luppino, on the development of premium and super-premium wines. Today, Pascual Toso still makes wines of high quality under the most exigent procedures and rules. The Trophy for Best Argentine Producer awarded by the IWSC (London) in 2007 reflects this commitment to quality.
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Fairly round and inviting. Slightly firm around the edges, but there is plenty of fruit here to enjoy. This Malbec offers savory flavors and promises complexity with age.
Ideal for red meats, pasta and fine fermented or Roquefort cheeses.
Silky cinnamon, allspice, violets and black cherry, this Malbec offers savory flavors and promises complexity with age. more
Fairly round and inviting. Slightly firm around the edges, but there's plenty of fruit here to
enjoy. Very sweet but consistent tannins.
Ideal for red meats, pasta and fine fermented or Roquefort cheeses. more
Vintage 2008 was outstanding for all varieties, but particularly for Malbec. This grape showed the highest expression of Barrancas.
Its color seduces with an intense and deep red, bright with violet shades. Pascual Toso Malbec Reserva rested in American oak for 12 months.
Its complexity in... more
This wine has a complete harmony in color, with a deep, bright red combined with violets hints. Characterized by spicy aromas, plenty of vanilla and coco at the nose. The mouth has sweet tannins with a strong presence of spices from oak and the varietal character of syrah.
All these notes give... more
This wine has complete harmony in color, with deep, bright red combined with violet hues. Characterized by fruity aromas, blackberry and spices. The mouth has sweet tannins with presence of spices from oak. more
Color: Clear, intense ruby-red colour, its hue is distinctive of a mature wine.
Bouquet: instense, pleasant fine, very personal, it shows its high quality and variety character that exceeds the escent of its storing in oak
Taste: It is distinctive of a light, soft red wine fresh in its... more