Jaque Mate Varietals

Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting Notes

Color: Ruby red with blackish flashes.

Aroma: Persistent sensation of bell pepper, typical of the variety combined with notes of vanilla.

Mouth: Complex entry reminiscent of spices and bell pepper. It is ideal to accompany goats, lambs and traditional spicy foods.

Technical Sheet:

  • Varietal Composition: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • Alcohol: 14.30%.
  • Serving temperature: 57-60 °F
  • Presentation: 750 cc.
  • Time of aging: from 2 to 4 years.
  • Vineyard location: Luján de Cuyo, 873 m asl.
  • Vineyard age: 25 years.
  • Soil: Sandy loam.
  • Irrigation system: Drip.
  • Harvest Mode: manual.
  • Grape ripening: beginning of April.
  • Yield: 8,000 kg/ha.
  • Vinification: We take full advantage of the pyracinic notes of our Cabernet, macerating the grapes in cold at 46-50°F for 4 to 5 days in stainless steel tanks. Then the sowing of selected yeasts is made for the accomplishment of the alcoholic fermentation which will be made to temperatures between 75 and 78°F lasting between 10-12 days. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation.
  • Contact in oak for 6 months in stainless steel tanks.