Winery Initium La Cueva de Musu Gran Cuvero Malbec - Cabernet Franc
This wine is a blend of 2 varietals which are the Cabernet franc and the Malbec.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or lamb.
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.
Informations about the Winery Initium
The Winery Initium is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 2 wines for sale in the of Uco Valley to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Uco Valley
The Uco Valley (Valle de Uco) is a key winegrowing region of Argentina/mendoza">Mendoza, Argentina. An hour's drive South from the city of Mendoza, it is home to some of the region's most famous wines. Argentina's primary Grape variety of Malbec shines here, producing terroir-driven red wines with a distinctive Floral">floral Aroma. Cabernet Franc is much less widely planted, but some great results have been achieved.
The wine region of Mendoza
Mendoza is by far the largest wine region in Argentina. Located on a high-altitude plateau at the edge of the Andes Mountains, the province is responsible for roughly 70 percent of the country's annual wine production. The French Grape variety Malbec has its New World home in the vineyards of Mendoza, producing red wines of great concentration and intensity. The province Lies on the western edge of Argentina, across the Andes Mountains from Chile.
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