Top 100 red wines of Cafayate Valley

Discover the top 100 best red wines of Cafayate Valley in Calchaqui Valley as well as the best winemakers in the region. Explore the varietals of the red wines that are popular in Cafayate Valley and the best vintages to taste in this region.

Discovering the wine region of Cafayate Valley

The wine region du Cafayate Valley is located in the region of Calchaqui Valley in Salta in Argentina. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Matervini or the Domaine Domingo Molina produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Cafayate Valley are Malbec, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Tannat, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Cafayate Valley often reveals types of flavors of pineapple, toasty or mulberry and sometimes also flavors of oregano, bramble or black plum.

In the mouth of Cafayate Valley is a powerful. We currently count 82 estates and châteaux in the of Cafayate Valley, producing 392 different wines in conventional, organic and biodynamic agriculture. The wines of Cafayate Valley go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, spicy food or vegetarian.

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the oldest red grape varieties in Bordeaux. The Libourne region is its terroir where it develops best. The terroirs of Saint-Emilion and Fronsac allow it to mature and develop its best range of aromas. It is also the majority in many blends. The very famous Château Cheval Blanc, for example, uses 60% Cabernet Franc. The wines produced with Cabernet Franc are medium in colour with fine tannins and subtle aromas of small red fruits and spices. When blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, it brings complexity and a bouquet of aromas to the wine. It produces fruity wines that can be drunk quite quickly, but whose great vintages can be kept for a long time. It is an earlier grape variety than Cabernet Sauvignon, which means that it is planted as far north as the Loire Valley. In Anjou, it is also used to make sweet rosé wines. Cabernet Franc is now used in some twenty countries in Europe and throughout the world.

Food and wine pairing with a red wine of Cafayate Valley

red wines from the region of Cafayate Valley go well with generally quite well with dishes of beef, lamb or poultry such as recipes of daube niçoise, lamb tagine with vegetables and preserved lemons or nanie's diced ham quiche.

Organoleptic analysis of red wine of Cafayate Valley

On the nose in the region of Cafayate Valley often reveals types of flavors of cherry, bramble or balsamic and sometimes also flavors of grass, red currant or ripe blackberries. In the mouth in the region of Cafayate Valley is a powerful.

News from the vineyard of Cafayate Valley

At the heart of the terroirs of Mâcon-Mancey

Sequence from the video « At the heart of the Mâcon terroir » which offer a stroll at the heart of the Mâcon terroir. It offers a focus on Mâcon-Mancey, one of the 27 geographical denominations of the Mâcon appellation. Travel through the terroirs of the Mâcon appellation by watching the full video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF20y1aBZh8 Both are available in French and English. Our social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BourgogneWines​​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BourgogneWine ...

Rhône 2020: best-value wines

In his Rhône 2020 vintage report Matt Walls found fresh, vibrant and deliciously drinkable wines across the Northern and Southern appellations, with many wines being approachable now. Given that many wines won’t last as long as previous vintages such as 2016, 2017 and 2019, this could make the 2020s great value picks for immediate drinking. Scroll down to see Matt’s best-value Rhône 2020 tasting notes and scores Walls noted that this is the freshest vintage for whites since 2014, so lovers ...

An overview of Saint-Véran appellation

Let’s have a look at Saint-Véran vineyard and discover the magnificent and very diverse landscapes of this appellation situated in the South of Bourgogne. Saint-Véran is one of the 5 Village appellations with Pouilly-Fuissé, Pouilly-Vinzelles, Pouilly-Loché and Viré-Clessé. Like them, it produces only white wines from the Chardonnay grape. What makes it special is that the vineyard is cut in two dinstinct parts by the vineyard of Pouilly-Fuissé. As anywhere else in the vineyard in Bourgogn ...