MENDOZA, ARGENTINA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/26/13 -- While the US will celebrate its independence on July 4, Argentina will pay tribute to its own just five days later on July 9. This year, why not celebrate both occasions with an Argentinian flair by serving Trapiche's diverse portfolio of red and white wines at your Independence Day party?
Serving whites at a temperature of 45 degrees F to 50 degrees F and chilling reds for about 30 minutes in the refrigerator to drop the temperature to between 50 degrees F and 60 degrees F makes these Argentinian wines the perfect refreshing treat to celebrate the holiday with friends and family.
Trapiche provides a wide range of varietals perfect for celebrating, including:
Trapiche Vineyards Chardonnay v2012
Trapiche Vineyards Chardonnay is a fresh white wine with aromas of red apple and pineapple on the nose. The wine is well balanced with fruit and acidity on the palate and a smooth, fruity finish. Suggested retail price is $8.
Trapiche Oak Cask Chardonnay v2011
Trapiche Oak Cask Chardonnay has bright yellow hues with aromas of toasted bread, crisp pear and lemon. Medium-bodied with a silky finish, this wine is ideal to serve with fish, pasta, asparagus and fresh cheeses and fruits. Suggested retail price is $14.
Trapiche Oak Cask Red Blend v2011
The 2011 Oak Cask Red Blend exhibits flavors of chocolate, black cherry, plums and licorice. Elegant, soft tannins lead to a full-bodied finish. Trapiche Oak Cask wines are the winery's flagship wines and represent the best that Argentina has to offer in combined quality and value. Suggested retail price is $14.
Broquel Malbec v2011
Broquel-tier wines are sourced from estate vineyards, and in the case of Broquel Malbec, the vineyards average more than 25 years old and are situated at elevations of about 4,000 feet. At this elevation, the fruit achieves maximum ripeness with minimal human interference. The 2011 Broquel Malbec has an intense purple-red color with ruby hues. On the nose, aromas of fresh red and black fruits, floral notes and earthy minerals linger with an elegant touch of smoke. Rich and spicy notes on the palate provide a long and pleasant finish. Suggested retail price is $18.
Established in 1883 at the foothills of The Andes in Mendoza, Trapiche is one of Argentina's oldest wineries and its largest exported premium brand with availability in more than 80 countries. Trapiche maintains one of the country's most diverse portfolio of wines -- including a range of award-winning Malbecs -- that speaks to the viticultural history of the region. Led by winemaker Daniel Pi, Trapiche sources premium grapes from Argentina's best winegrowing sites, including more than 2,400 acres of proprietary vineyards and a stable of more than 200 independent growers. Driven by quality, innovation and diversity, Pi and his team utilize winemaking practices that coax the finest and truest expressions from each varietal. To learn more, visit http://www.trapichewines-usa.com/ and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/trapicheusa.
Universal Wine Network, Livermore, CA.
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