Beyond Malbec: Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Argentina

Let’s go beyond Malbec with Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Argentina.

Cabernet Sauvingon Aromas and Flavor Profile

When you think about Cabernet Sauvignon, you might associate it with a full-bodied red wine known for its rich and complex flavor profile. Typically, it has bold flavors of dark fruit, such as black currant and blackberry, accompanied by cedar, tobacco, and vanilla notes.


The tannins in Cabernet Sauvignon are often firm and grippy, giving the wine a robust and structured mouthfeel. 


The wine can develop additional leather, earth, and even truffle flavors with age. 

Overall, Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine perfect for those who enjoy a full-bodied and sophisticated flavor experience.

Where is Cabernet Sauvignon produced?

In different parts of the world, such as Napa or Bordeaux, have you had a Cab Sauv from Argentina? But let me tell you, I went to Buenos Aires once, and you will be surprised about their Cabernet Sauvignon. 

Celebrate the king of the red wines with Trapiche Cabernet Wines from Argentina. 

However, if you venture to Cabernet Sauvignon, I recommend Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Argentina. I came across Trapiche from an interview with their Head Wine Maker, Sergio Casé.

Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Argentina

Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Argentina
Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon Wines from Argentina

With great distribution, these wines are available in the U.S. with great distribution accross the country, particularly you can find them in Total Wines. Check below some of the tasting notes but dare to try them and write your own!

Trapiche Medalla Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 ($20): This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon Trapiche Medalla wine was Argentina’s First Premium. Due to its oak touch, this French Oak-aged wine has a plum jam aroma and delicate spices. It has a balanced, persistent taste with soft, ripe tannins.

Trapiche Oak Cask Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 (SRP $10): This Cabernet Sauvignon has cherries, plums, and licorice aromas. The palate has a fresh and clean taste with ripe cassis, blackberry, and chocolate notes. Lightly oaked for nine months, this Cabernet is approachable with light, toasty notes.

Pair these with asado, carne asada, hamburgers, and even grilled portabella mushrooms; they will be perfect for tailgating!

Trapiche Oak Cask
Trapiche Oak Cask

What is Argentina best known for wine?

The Mendoza region is renowned for its Malbec but cultivates other varieties, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Torrontes. The region accounts for 80% of Argentina’s wine production.


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