Type: Red Wine
Country: Argentina
Region: Mendoza
Code: MICH045
A really fabulous and interesting Argentinian blend of 60% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Pinot Noir, co-fermented in a single concrete egg and aged for 12 months in bottle before release.

Micheline Brothers

There are 4 Michelini Brothers, who are of Italian heritage, and who have revolutionalised Argentine winemaking by going against the norm. They were the first to start picking early to achieve higher acidity as befit th wines made by their Italian forefathers. Their viticulture is mostly organic and sometime biodynamic, but not certified as they tend to use a low sulphur regime. They eschew the use of oak as much as possible and they were the first to use concrete eggs for their fermentation and storage because the believe it gives the wine life and vitality and allows the wines' true characteristic to come through. They are the rock n roll of the Argentine industry and although they have b...
Macerated cherries and crushed mint with notes of minerals, nutmeg and black peppercorns on the nose. The palate is a powerful and engaging affair with amazing concentration – black as night – and lovely texture.
Enjoy with a selection of cheese.

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