Red wines from the New World

Depending where it’s from, a same varietal could provide us a completely different wine tasting. Many factors come into play when we talk of grape growth. This week, we taste two wines from the New World.

Malbec, Trapiche Fût de chêne 2005
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Shiraz, Number One Constitution Road 2004
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Malbec’s wines
The wines made with Malbec are usually very colorful wines. They have fruity and spicy aromas.

Shiraz’ wines
The wines made with Shiraz are usually colorful, rich in alcohol and have strong tannin. They usually have fruity aromas.

The main countries that define the wine from the New World:
Australia
Argentina
Chile
Canada
United States
New-Zeeland

The main varietal/cepage from the wine from the New World:
Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Franc
Shiraz
Merlot
Malbec
Pinot Noir

Next week, we are tasting similar wine varietal but from wines from Europe.

Cheers!

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Guy-Jacques Langevin

Co-founder of Vinivino. His passion for wine started for over a decade. Guy-Jacques followed wine teaching courses from sommelier François Chartier and from the Société des Alcools du Québec (SAQ) in addition to attending various wine tasting events. He founded Vinivino with the goal of bringing the wine accessible to everyone.

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