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Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Wine Review

Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2014-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Susana Balbo

Agent: Barrique Wines & Spirits Imports

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Robust and savoury with blackberry and wild cassis. Firm tannic grip. A great value. Pair with a rare steak.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: Margherita pizza, barbecued ribs in sauce, New York strip loin, hard cheese.

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This Susana Balbo Signature Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 was reviewed on March 19, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Gorgeous black fruit and dark spice aromas and flavours along with meat blood, candied flowers and tobacco. 91 points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com)
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A lovely Argentinian Cab Sauv with loads of ripe dark fruit, vanilla, leather and baking spice notes. After a moment in the glass, a distinct graphite note will take over. This wine is off-dry (6g/l), full bodied with balanced acidity (med +) and tannins (med +), integrated alcohol and a long velvety finish. It has terrific potential for ageing and pairs very well with BBQ meats.
Dominio del Plata produces this blend of 95% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and 5% Merlot grown at 1,160 metres above sea level. The wine was aged for 13 months in 80% new French oak barrels20% second use French oak. Winemaker Susana Balbo has been unofficially dubbed the "Evita of Wine" in her native Argentina. She had been making superb wine for 25 years as a winemaking consultant before establishing her own winery, Dominio del Plata, in 1999. The Signature line of wines are her premium portfolio. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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