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Vinos de Arganza 2012 Palacio de Arganza Cabernet Sauvignon-Mencia Red (Vino de la Tierra de Castilla y León)

Rating
87
Price
$24
Variety
Wine Type
Red
Alcohol
13%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
9/1/2016
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Aromas of currant, plum, herbs and dry brush are fresh, focused and don't try too hard. Wiry and juicy on the palate but not all that deep, this blend of 40% Cabernet and 60% Mencía tastes of pointed plum and raspberry, flavors that turn a touch sour on a zesty, acidic finish. Michael Schachner

What Is Blind Tasting?

All tastings reported in the Buying Guide are performed blind. Typically, products are tasted in peer-group flights of from 5-8 samples. Reviewers may know general information about a flight to provide context—vintage, variety or appellation—but never the producer or retail price of any given selection. When possible, products considered flawed or uncustomary are retasted.

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About The Scores

*Products deemed unacceptable (receving a rating below 80 points) are not reviewed.

98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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