Kaiken wines shine in James Suckling Argentina Tasting
James Suckling internationally regarded as one of the world’s most influential wine critics ( JamesSuckling.com) recently released his report on Argentinean wines for which he tasted about 600 wines. In his words: “it’s all about texture now for great wines of Argentina, and the best clearly show the incredible character of zones, vineyards and microclimates”. The wines that I rated with the highest scores show this tendency”.
KAIKEN ULTRA CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013 95 Points Blueberry, mineral and lavender aromas follow through to a full body with fine and polished tannins and a long, beautiful finish. Extremely well-crafted cabernet from here, showing finesse and structure. Better than 2012. Drink or hold.
KAIKEN ULTRA MALBEC 2013 93 points Bright, fresh and fruity malbec with hints of chocolate and walnuts. Medium to full body, crisp acidity and a clean finish. Super silky with polished tannins. Delicious, drinkable style.
KAIKEN TERROIR SERIES MALBEC 2013 91 points A fun and stylish blend of malbec, bonarda, and petit verdot. Full body, integrated tannins and a pretty density of fruit. Blueberry, spice and nuts. Drink now.
KAIKEN TERROIR SERIES CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013 90 points A wine with lots of fruit-forward character. Toasted too. It’s intense and alluring. Those who like the fruit-forward style, this is for you. A blend of cabernet sauvignon, malbec and petit verdot. Drink now.