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Pascual Toso Alta Cabernet Sauvignon 2017


With grapes coming from sixty-year-old vines, Pascual Toso Alta Cabernet Sauvignon has a nose and palate redolent of boysenberry and raspberry fruit, as well as vanilla, spices and chocolate. It is a complex, yet well- balanced, wine -- elegant in structure with gentle tannins and a lingering finish.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The soil is frank and stony. The grapes are hand- picked using small baskets. The vineyard is carefully managed in order to ensure that the grapes reach optimum ripeness. Cold maceration takes place over 48 hours, prior to fermentation. Winemaking is carried out in stainless steel tanks and macerated from 15 to 20 days. To obtain its maximum expression, the wine is softly filtered before being bottled. Aged in new French oak barrels for 14 months, it then receives an extra six months’ ageing in bottle prior to release.

Serving Hints
Best served between 59° F (15° C) and 62.6° F (17° C) with red meat, pasta dishes or mature cheeses.

Producer: Pascual Toso
Region: Maipú, Mendoza
Country: Argentina
Wine Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 13.5%
Total Acidity: 5.62 G/L
Residual Sugar: 2.30 G/L
pH: 3.75

Press Highlights

2017: 93 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, July 2020
2015: 92 Pts - James Suckling, June 2017
2014: 95 Pts - Wine Review Online, May 2017
2014: 94 Pts 'Editor's Choice' - Wine Enthusiast, July 2017
2014: 92 Pts - James Suckling, May 2016
2013: 92 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Dec 2017
2012: 91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Oct 2015
2012: 90 Pts - Vinous, Feb 2015
2011: 90 Pts - Wine Spectator, Nov 2013
2011: 90 Pts - Anthony Gismondi, May 2015
2009: 92 Pts - Wine Spectator, Oct 2012
2009: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate, Oct 2012

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