Posts Tagged Graffigna

2012 Graffigna Elevation Red Blend Reserve, Argentina

Nearly opaque dark ruby color, This is a blend of five disparate red grapes: Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Bonardo, and Tannat. The nose is fairly restrained, showing a hint of dark flowers, moderate dark berry fruit, and light shadings of... Read more

2010 Graffigna ‘Centenario’ Malbec Reserve, San Juan, Argentina

Nearly opaque purple-plum color that lightly stains the glass. Always classic and a stone bargain, this vintage is showing a new layer of refinement to complement the brash fruits. Aromas and flavors include perfumed violets, blackberry, currant,... Read more

2007 Graffigna Centenario Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Argentina

Serve this Cab with a charbroiled steak and a mixed vegetable grill, and you’ll have a delightfully hearty wintertime meal. The wine offers notes of menthol, paraffin, dark dusty fruits, chocolate and smoke. It finishes a bit short, with an earthy... Read more

2009 Graffigna Centenario Reserve Malbec, Argentina

This is an ageworthy wine from Argentina’s San Juan growing area that needs another year or two in the bottle for its tannins to smooth out. It’s translucent dark ruby in color, and exudes notes of polished leather, dark berries and melted black... Read more

2008 Graffigna Malbec Reserve, San Juan, Argentina

The noble Bordeaux red grape varietal Malbec has found a home in Argentina and is flourishing there. A deep reddish-plum in color, this wine offers up aromas of dusty red berry and currant jam, with floral high notes of lavender, menthol, charred... Read more