The leading grape in Argentina in terms of reputation and quantity is Malbec, a Bordeaux variety imported to Argentina from France in the mid 19th century. Other red varieties produced in Argentina include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Bonarda (known as Charbono in its native Italy), Syrah, Tempranillo and Pinot Noir.
2013 Abremundos Octava Alta 2013 Abremundos Octava Alta Bright dark red in color. Aromas of blackberry, licorice and violet, along with a very ripe touch of dark chocolate. Densely packed and slightly warm, showing very good dark berry intensity and complicating notes of licorice and violet. Finishes with substantial dusty tannins and good length. This [...]
The wine has a very bright and intense violet color. Its aroma expresses red fruits like strawberries and cherries balanced with the spicy notes of the oak. On the palate it is round with soft tannins and delicate mineral notes proving to be a wine of great character and remarkable structure.