Casa Bianchi Famiglia Reserva (Organic) Malbec 2013 ~ Mendoza, Argentina
Winner 2014 Grand Trophee - French Winemakers Association "World's Best Dry Red Wine" (2012 non organic vintage)
"World Malbec Day ~ Top 14 Delicious Wines" ~ Huffington Post
Multi-award winning winery & wine
Wine Spectator ~ "Robust, with ripe, well-structured flavors of plum, dark chocolate and tobacco leaf. Offers a firm finish of slate and spice. Drink now through 2017."
World Wine Selections ~ "Delicious now and will drink beautifully for the next 5-7 years. Exceptional fruit character, concentration and poise. Layers of deep, dark berries, chocolate, minerals and blueberry pie."
Wine Advocate ~ "vintages consistently rates 90 points or above."
Huffington Post ~ "...a rare organic wine from Casa Bianchi for the American market, from the sandy soils of San Rafael, south of the majority of wineries in Mendoza."
2012 was the Winner of the 2014 Grand Trophee from the French Winemakers Association. The wine competed against 3,500 other wines from 41 countries in the French Winemakers Association blind tasting. Named "World's Best Dry Red Wine".
The Famiglia Bianchi vines are in Rama Caida, San Rafael, Mendoza, at 750 meters above sea level. Rama Caida is one of the coolest areas in San Rafael (a Medoza sub region).
Mendoza is by far the largest wine region in Argentina. Located on a high-altitude plateau at the edge of the Andes Mountains, the province is responsible for roughly 70 percent of the country's annual wine production. The French grape variety Malbec has its New World home in the vineyards of Mendoza, producing red wines of great concentration and intensity.