Nieto Senetiner, Blend Collection, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina

Nieto Senetiner, Blend Collection, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina. This special blend from Nieto Senetiner is a blend of 60% Malbec and 40% Cabernet Franc. The wine is dark ruby red with violet highlights. The nose has strong aromas of cassis and black cherry baked by baking spices, minerals and perfumed wild flowers. The full palate is alive with plenty of upfront red and black fruits. The malbec shows plenty of backbone and power that is softened with the fruit of the Cabernet Franc. The long finish shows a great balance between fruit and acidity.

Nieto Senetiner, Blend Collection, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina is an exceptional wine that displays the mastery of bringing out the true characteristics of Malbec and Cabernet Franc. The Nieto Senetiner, Blend Collection, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina does see some aging in second and third use French and American oak barrels. The oak aging enhances the wines flavors without overpowering the wine.

img_0638With all the fruit flavors the Nieto Senetiner, Blend Collection, 2014, Mendoza, Argentina offers a great roasted pork dish would be the perfect pairing. The pork won’t rely on fruit during the roasting process, the wine’s fruit will work great with the dish.

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