Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 319,887 strong:

Register Today!

Trapiche Gran Medalla Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 Wine Review

Trapiche Gran Medalla Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Trapiche Gran Medalla Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 4

  Add My Review

Price: $24.95

Drink: 2014-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Trapiche

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A spectaclarly well-crafted wine, especially for this price point. Rich, full-bodied and savoury with aromas of dark fleshy berries and some meaty notes that are very satisfying. Lots of great layers. Pair with rare filet mignon.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: grilled New York strip loin, hard cheese, braised pork shanks, veal chops.

Plush Pork Wine

This Trapiche Gran Medalla Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 was reviewed on September 3, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2016  2011  2016  2016  2011 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

  • 272815
  • $17.53 
  • Check Stock

Reviews and Ratings

Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

I loved this small-production Cab Sauv crafted from old vine grapes grown in the Maipu, Mendoza region. Aromatic and vibrantly flavourful, with ripe berry and subtle tobacco and spice notes. Satiny smooth, bright fruit flavours and balanced acidity make this a perfect pairing with beef tenderloin.
Tasted September 2017
Simon Chen rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A very good Cabernet that mixed between the old world and new world styles. It is refined and elegant but it has a warm and rich texture on the palate that makes the wine really welcoming. Medium+ structure and medium+ tannin, ~15sec finish. We also learned from the winemaker that Argentina has a long history of growing Cabernet and now more wineries are investing efforts to make great Cabernet again.
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Made from 45-year old vines from the Maipú region of Argentina. The wine is deep ruby in colour with hints of brick. The aromas of black fruits, tobacco, spices, and smoke repeat in the taste. the wine is extra dry and its tannins are well-integrated. Score 90. (S.Segard, reviewed Sept 15, 2017)

If you liked the Trapiche Gran Medalla Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, you might also like these wines:



Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Warre's Dessert Wine
Port 2006,
Douro D.O.P. ...

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean offers North America's most popular online wine and food pairing classes. She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, both selected as one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year.

Join 319,887 thirsty wine lovers who get access to all of her wine reviews by becoming a member of her site. Take a free online pairing class with her here.



Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times


Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.


Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a feisty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  




Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award