Smooth, fruity, and a touch earthy on the nose, with pure raspberry, plum, and cassis in proper doses. Quite comfortable across the palate, where juicy acids wrestle with full tannins. Finishes big, with chocolate.
The 2010 Malbec Reserva delivers lots of spice, floral notes, sandalwood, and black cherry aromas in its inviting bouquet. Smooth, silky, and plush on the palate, it over-delivers in a big way. Another outstanding value, it too will have a span of peak drinking lasting 5-6 years.
Originally from Genoa, Italy, the Basso Family has been producing wine
since 1922. In their beginning they owned the "Purísima" winery from
where they sold wines in 220 liter wooden barrels. In 1935, Adolfo Basso,
together with his brother Tulio, purchased the "Santa Ana" winery,
eventually turning it into one of Argentina's largest bodegas. Seeking to
simplify their lives and once again become involved in small production
winemaking, the family sold "Santa Ana" in 1996. Using the profits from
this sale the... View More