Sottano Cabernet Sauvignon 2020
New! Fall 2021
90 points (JamesSuckling.com)
This fine restaurant-quality imported wine is not available at LCBO stores.
Rolando has deep roots in his Argentine homeland and is proud to represent Bodega Sottano in Ontario for 15 years and counting.
Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Origin: Perdriel, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina
Aging: 8 months in 225-liter oak barrels (2nd and 3rd use barrels), 70% French (Taransaud «Medium plus» toasted) and 30% American (Demptos Napa «Medium plus» head toasted).
Tasting Notes: Deep and intense ruby colour. Coffee, cassis, cappuccino, tobacco and various spices contribute to this wine’s complex bouquet. Full bodied in the mouth, its tannins are firm, its flavour deep and rich.
Pairing: Good pairings include steaks like ribeye and sirloin, served rare to medium-rare; braised beef short ribs; roast beef with mushroom sauce; burgers with or without rich/smoky toppings or blue cheese; roast lamb; filled/stuffed pastas with strongly flavoured sauces; grilled Portobello mushrooms; rich and creamy cheeses with robust flavour (Camembert, Gruyere); and hard cheeses like aged Cheddar and Gouda.
Serving Temperature: 14°C to 18°C (or slightly cooler than room temperature).
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