Take a voyage to South America and discover what these exciting "New World" wines have to offer. Begin by sampling the two top grape varietals from the Argentina's popular Mendoza wine region – Malbec and Torrontes. Then fly over the Andes to taste a beautiful Chilean Bordeaux Blend that is sure to appeal to your adventurous side.Wine Set Includes:
- Chakras Reserva Malbec
Originally a common grape in Bordeaux, Malbec has flourished in Argentina where it has quickly become the national grape. Hailing from the popular Mendoza region, Bodega Cruz de Piedra carefully crafts a beautifully balanced Malbec under their Chakras label. Aromas of black fruits, plum, vanilla and tobacco are present. The initial palate is long and sweet, presenting velvety but firm tannins with a refreshing acidity.
- J. Bouchon CantoNorte Bordeaux Red Blend
On the west side of the Andes, Chilean producer J. Bouchon pulls from its French heritage by crafting compelling Bordeaux blends with the new world freedom of innovation. CantoNorte is a finely structured and complex offering. On the nose, ripe cherries, raspberries, and floral notes can be found. The focused palate offers spicy fruit flavors and mineral notes, while supple tannins round out this fruit forward package.
- Alta Vista Classic Torrontes
As the quintessential white wine of Argentina, Torrontés is an expressive variety that has an almost incomparable flavor. As the name suggests, Alta Vista's Classic Torrontés exhibits a profile typical of this wine varietal. On the nose, bountiful floral bunches along with scents of soft peach are present. The palate is fresh and intense with juicy grapefruit flavors, mineral notes and balanced acidity.
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Due to the popularity of this gift, vintages sometimes sell out. Should this happen, we will always substitute with the current vintage.