H. Stagnari, Premier Vineyard 1X1, Cabernet Sauvignon, Salto, Uruguay, 2012 is dark plum red in the glass. Rich berry notes, including, raspberry, blueberry and strawberry dominate the upfront aromas. Minerals and a nice earthiness emerge as the H. Stagnari, Premier Vineyard 1X1, Cabernet Sauvignon opens up. The palate opens with sweet cherry, raspberry and tart strawberry. There is some tobacco, earthiness, with flint on the back of the palate.
The H. Stagnari, Premier Vineyard 1X1, Cabernet Sauvignon, comes packaged in an attractive black nylon bag tied with a red bow. Already to be given as a gift, no wrapping paper needed. This Cabernet Sauvignon has a tart sweetness that will appeal to wine drinkers who don’t care for harsh tannins.
The 1X1 reference in the name refers to the vines being planted 1 meter apart so they are not too crowded in the vineyard. Careful pruning of the vines ensures the grapes get the proper amount of nourishment and the trimmed grapes act as a natural fertilizer for the remaining grapes. H. Stagnari allows no chemicals in the vineyard to make sure the grapes used are all natural and healthier for the consumer. Make sure to visit www.stagnari.com for all of the superb wines they offer, especially their award winning tannats.
Enjoy the H. Stagnari, Premier Vineyard 1X1, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 with Bourbon and maple glazed pork chops.