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2010 Las Moras Cabernet Sauvignon, San Juan, Argentina

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Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $5

Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2010 Bronze

Price History for 2010 Las Moras Cabernet Sauvignon, San Juan, Argentina
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Grape Variety

Cabernet Sauvignon (often shortened to "Cab Sav" or even just "Cab") is probably the most famous red wine grape variety on Earth. It is rivaled in this regard only by its Bordeaux stablemate Merlot, and its opposite number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. The product of a natural crossing of key Bordeaux grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon's DNA was profiled only as recently as 1997, by researchers in California. Most wine authorities agree that the crossing happened only in the past few centuries, making the variety's current fame all the more impressive. (© All rights reserved, Wine-Searcher)

From its origins in Bordeaux, Cabernet has successfully spread to almost every win ...more


Region
  • San Juan is an important Argentinean wine-producing area. Originally a prolific producer of high-yielding pink grape varieties (e.g. Cereza), whose high sugar content made them ideal for blending, San Juan is now producing wines of increasing quality using traditional European grape varieties. Syrah and the ever-present Malbec are the most important of these.

    The wine region of San Juan covers the administrative area of the same name in the north-western corner of Argentina. The province sits between Mendoza and La Rioja, and is almost entirely contained within the mountainous foothills of the Andes. In terms of production, San Juan ...more

  • Argentina is one of the most important wine-producing countries in the New World, and the largest producer of wine in South America. The high-altitude deserts of the eastern Andes have given rise to a high-quality wine industry and the terroir here is well suited to Argentina's adopted grape variety, the ubiquitou...more

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