Atamisque Assemblage 2016

Tasting Notes

Winery: Atamisque
Varietal: Red Blend
SKU: ATAASS2016 Categories: ,
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Atamisque Assemblage 2016

$29.99

Awards/Reviews

92 pts Wine Advocate

The more developed and complex 2016 Assemblage is a multi-grape blend of 50% Malbec, 20% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot with herbal and spicy aromas that provide good freshness, a medium-bodied palate with texture and balance, and juicy fruit with vibrant acidity. 10,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in November 2017.

Winemaker Notes

The flagship wine of Bodega Atamisque. The word “Assemblage” means “Blend” in French.

Composition:
50% of Malbec, 25% of Cabernet Sauvignon and 18% of Merlot and 7% of Petit Verdot. The grapes come from vineyards located between 1,100 and 1,300 m.a.s.l. in La Consulta and Tupungato, in Mendoza.

Barrel aging:
16 months in new French oak barrels (Taransaud).

Potential aging:
15 years

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