Gen del Alma Gene Red 2015

Gen del Alma Gene Red 2015 Argentina  Mendoza Red Wine  Red Blend
Product ID: 31917
Region: Argentina, Mendoza
Varietal: Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
Type: Red Wine, Red Blend
Vintage: 2015
Size: 750ml
ABV%: 13.5
GTIN: 813495011778
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"This wine is a blend of 50% Malbec, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 15% Merlot. The soft tannin and fleshy, velvet mid palate integrates with a mineral driven finish of crushed wet rock, typical of Gualtallary. 1,000 cases produced." —importer
"Cropped from a cool and wet vintage, the 2015 Gene is a blend of 50% Malbec with 20% each Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc plus 10% Merlot from Gualtallary that aims to show the gentler side of the appellation, fresh with a soft texture. The grapes come from seven-year-old vines from Tupungato Winelands. The Malbec fermented in cement vats and the other grapes in amphorae and then matured in well-seasoned, neutral barriques for some ten months. This has a more commercial, accessible profile, though for the wider audience but keeping the electricity and minerality from Gualtallary. There is less oak than in previous vintages; the barrels are older and they are fine-tuning the process. Great balance between the more commercial and terroir side. 15,000 bottles were filled in May 2016." —Luis Gutierrez, The Wine Advocate
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Attributes Meat Cheese Other
Cabernet Francchicken, veal, ham, pork or grilled meatsBleu, Brie, Camembert, Cheddar, Fontina, goat cheese, Gorgonzola or Swisstomato based sauces, basil or curries
Cabernet Sauvignonred meat, game, lamb, mild red meat, or stewsCamembert, Cheddar, Colby, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola, Gouda, Parmesan, Blue Cheese, or Roquefortmeat stocks, mustard, or pepper
Malbecgrilled meats, sausage, or chiliManchego, Cashel Blue, or Ibericotomato-based sauces, Mexican, Cajun, Indian, or Italian cuisines
Merlotred meat, game, lamb, mild red meat or stewsBrie, Camembert, Cheddar, Gorgonzola, Gouda, Gruyere, Jarlsberg or Parmesantomato based sauces or garlic
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