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Vina Alicia Morena Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

About this Wine

Introducing the Vina Alicia Morena Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, a masterful expression of Argentinian winemaking at its finest. From the sun-drenched vineyards of Argentina comes this exquisite Cabernet Sauvignon, crafted in a year celebrated for its exceptional grape-growing conditions. The 2018 vintage in Argentina is renowned for producing wines with remarkable depth, complexity, and character – and the Morena Cabernet Sauvignon is no exception.

At Vina Alicia, we take pride in our meticulous vineyard management and innovative winemaking techniques. The Morena Cabernet Sauvignon is a testament to this dedication, showcasing our commitment to producing wines that are not only a reflection of their terroir but also a delight to the senses. This wine is a tribute to the unique qualities of the Cabernet Sauvignon grape, perfectly captured and presented in each bottle.

Technical Notes

  • Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Vineyard Location: Sourced from select vineyards in Argentina, known for their optimal conditions for growing Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Soil Type: The vineyards are characterized by nutrient-rich soils, which contribute to the depth and complexity of the wine.
  • Climate: The 2018 vintage was marked by a climate that was ideal for Cabernet Sauvignon, with a balance of warm sunny days and cool nights, allowing for the grapes to ripen fully while retaining essential acidity.
  • Harvesting: Grapes are handpicked at the peak of ripeness, ensuring the best quality fruit is used in the winemaking process.
  • Fermentation: Fermented using traditional methods to preserve the natural flavors and aromas of the Cabernet Sauvignon grape. Techniques involve controlled temperature fermentation to achieve a balance between the extraction of color, tannins, and maintaining the fruit’s integrity.
  • Aging: Aged in oak barrels to add complexity and depth to the wine, while ensuring that the oak does not overpower the natural fruit flavors.
  • Alcohol Content: Typically around 13.5-14.5%, well-balanced to support the wine’s structure and flavor profile.
  • Tasting Profile: Features a deep ruby-red color. The aroma is a complex blend of blackcurrants, dark cherries, vanilla, tobacco, and a hint of green pepper. On the palate, it presents flavors of dark fruits, dark chocolate, cedar, and a touch of mint. The wine is full-bodied with well-integrated tannins and balanced acidity, leading to a long, elegant finish.
  • Bottling: Bottled with minimal intervention to ensure the preservation of the wine’s character and the expression of the Cabernet Sauvignon grape.

Tasting Notes

Upon pouring, the Vina Alicia Morena Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 mesmerizes with its deep, ruby-red color. The nose is a captivating dance of aromas: ripe blackcurrants and dark cherries meld with subtle notes of vanilla, tobacco, and a hint of green pepper, creating a rich and inviting profile.

As you savor the first sip, the Morena Cabernet Sauvignon reveals its full splendor. The palate is greeted with a robust array of flavors – concentrated dark fruits, complemented by nuances of dark chocolate, cedar, and a touch of mint. The wine’s texture is powerful yet refined, with well-integrated tannins and a balanced acidity that add to its complexity. The finish is long and memorable, with a lingering aftertaste that is both elegant and satisfying.