2019-10-01

Barrel Select Cabernet Syrah New at the SAQ

Category
Red 
Grapes
50 % Cabernet-sauvignon, 50 % Syrah 
Producer
Country
Argentina 
Region
San Juan 
Size
750 ml 
Degree of alcohol
13,6 % 
Operating temperature
16-18 °C 
Available in these provinces
Québec, British Columbia, Alberta, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador 
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SAQ  
SAQ status
Regular product
  • Terroir
    Drip irrigation with water arising from the Andes melting glaciers. Vertical trellis. Cabernet sauvignon: Pedernal Valley: 1350 MASL. Coarse soil with very low water holding capacity. Mild climate, and a 20 °C. Temperature range. Syrah: Tulum Valley: 650 MASL. Sandy loam soil and bedrock, with very low levels of organic matter. Warm and dry climate with low temperature range.
  • Vinification and maturation
    Manual harvesting and destemming. Fermentation with selected yeasts. Overpump and maceration for over 25 days. Pneumatic pressing.Natural malolatic fermentation. Auto-clarifying racking. Ageing of the wine in French and American oak for 12 months. Blending and filtration before bottling.
  • Features
    Dark burgundy colored wine with well integrated oak and balanced fruit and tannins. Soft and rich with a subtly rounded mouthfeel.
  • Food Pairings
    An excellent partner to spicy red meats and ripe cheese. Can also be savored on its own.
  • Other information
    Open an hour before serving to fully appreciate its qualities.
  • Terroir
    Drip irrigation with water arising from the Andes melting glaciers. Vertical trellis. Cabernet sauvignon: Pedernal Valley: 1350 MASL. Coarse soil with very low water holding capacity. Mild climate, and a 20 °C. Temperature range. Syrah: Tulum Valley: 650 MASL. Sandy loam soil and bedrock, with very low levels of organic matter. Warm and dry climate with low temperature range.
  • Vinification and maturation
    Manual harvesting and destemming. Fermentation with selected yeasts. Overpump and maceration for over 25 days. Pneumatic pressing.Natural malolatic fermentation. Auto-clarifying racking. Ageing of the wine in French and American oak for 12 months. Blending and filtration before bottling.
  • Features
    Dark burgundy colored wine with well integrated oak and balanced fruit and tannins. Soft and rich with a subtly rounded mouthfeel.
  • Food Pairings
    An excellent partner to spicy red meats and ripe cheese. Can also be savored on its own.
  • Other information
    Open an hour before serving to fully appreciate its qualities.