Wapisa Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Tasting Notes

Cold pre-maceration takes place at 0ºC for 5 days to extract color and aromas. Fermented in stainless steel tanks for approximately 8 days at 26ºC. 100% malolactic fermentation.

Aromas and flavors of black fruits and plum jam. Spicy aromas such as eucalyptus and black pepper. Its passage through oak gives it flavors of coffee and chocolate. The palate is long with friendly tannins.

Winery: Wapisa
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
SKU: WAPCAB2019 Categories: ,
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Wapisa Cabernet Sauvignon 2019



92 pts James Suckling April 2021
Aromas of blackberry, tobacco, cocoa and walnut husk. It’s medium-bodied with firm, sleek tannins. Intense ripe black fruit and licorice on the finish.

Winemaker Notes

“Wapisa” is the indigenous Patagonian word for “whale.” Not only do whales frequent the nearby coast of our vineyards, but a local legend talks of a Wapisa that actually lived on land. Our wines, like the Wapisa, are an expression not just of their soils but of the nearby ocean as well.

Located in San Javier, Rio Negro, Patagonia, Argentina, Wapisa is just 25 miles from the Atlantic ocean and is the only winery that exists in this unique coastal terroir. Our vineyard “Finca Los Acantilados” is an estate that stands out for its lime clay soils, good acidity and little organic matter. The terroir is complemented by the outstanding thermal amplitude, highlighted by cool maritime breezes that sweep over the vineyards at night, leading to balanced and fruity wines with a touch of salinity and a delicate varietal expression. As Master of Wine Tim Atkin stated, this is “the new Argentina.”

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