Mascota Vineyards Unánime Gran Vino Tinto 2013 Mendoza, Argentina 

My Rating 92 Points.   

Price $25. 

Deep ruby in color with a short purple rim.

Beautiful nose of blackberries, figs, earth, licorice, oak, vanilla, coffee, pencil lead, sweet cherry pie, light herbs, light alcohol and peppercorn.

Full bodied, rich, extracted and bold, with medium plus acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherries, oak, vanilla, licorice, earth, leather, chocolates, tobacco, peppercorn and espresso.

Nice length on the finish with round tannins, spices and peppercorn.

What a great Cabernet blend from Argentina. Extracted, rich and delicious. Well-balanced and complex. Very enjoyable by itself, a good sipping wine.

Good right out of the bottle, and gets better as it opens up. 2 hours in a decanter worked out perfectly.

Reminds me of a good California Cabernet. Not very earthy, like I would expect from an Argentinian Cabernet blend.

A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Malbec and 15% Cabernet Franc. Aged for 20 months in French oak barrels.

Drinking very nicely now, but will age nicely in the next few years.

14.5% alcohol by volume


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