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2010 Finca Flichman Paisaje de Tupungato Red Blend, Tupungato, Argentina

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon with Malbec, Merlot

Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
International Wine Challenge 2013 Silver
Warm berries in a richly perfumed nose with a spicy touch of cream. Packed with fruit and good length.
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Grape Variety: Bordeaux Blend Red

A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape-variety combination itself (© Copyright material, Wine-Searcher.com). Far from being an officially defined or legal term, it is almost never used for wine-labeling purposes (although it occasionally appears on back labels). Its equivalent in the United States is Meritage, which is not only legally defined, but also a registered trademark.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Tupungato wine region

    Tupungato is the northernmost sub-region of the Uco Valley in Mendoza. The region lies at the foot of the Mt Tupungato volcano, which, at 21,555ft (6570m) high, is one of the highest peaks in Argentina. The altitude of the vineyards brings clarity of light, water and air and moderates the high temperatures associated with lower latitudes. Full-bodied red wines made from Malbec and crisp, elegant whites made from Chardonnay are specialities of the terroir here.

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  • Uco Valley wine region

    The Uco Valley is a key wine-growing region of Mendoza, Argentina. Located in a clearly defined valley an hour's drive south from the city of Mendoza, the region is home to the production of some of Mendoza's most famous wines. Argentina's icon grape variety of Malbec shines in the Uco Valley, producing terroir-driven ... more

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