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We’re pleased to offer these two wonderful wines for the Wines for Ukraine auction on the first of April 2022. The normal retail would be £50 plus shipping. Shipping will be free and naturally we hope we can raise more than the retail. Please note these can only be purchased through the official auction site located here- https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/wineunitesforukraine.
Our normal T&C’s apply which can be found here – https://vinagogo.co.uk/terms-conditions/
The Cabernet Franc has aromas of cherries, ripe currants and hints of leaves, green peppers and a marked mineral touch. The palate has peppers and spices and balanced with notes of coffee and chocolate, brought by 12 months of ageing in French Bordeaux style barrels.
The Merlot is aged in French Bordeaux style barrels for 10-12 months. Ripe, bold and full-bodied, fruit forward with red and black fruit hints of cocoa and vanilla. It shows a good balance between fresh acidity and supple, silky tannins.
Both wines are Vegetarian/ Vegan friendly
The Alpasión Winery was founded by a group of wine lovers who decided to make a wine making dream come true. Passion is the driving force behind the project hence we decided to name our inaugural release “Alpasión,” a combination of the Spanish “alma” (for soul) and “pasión” (passion). The Alpasión label features the fingerprints and signatures of all of the winery’s owners. Underlining a highly personal, hands-on project, a partnership driven by passion and friendship for life.
The Alpasión Vineyard is located in the Argentina Uco Valley, which is the area in Mendoza where the highest altitude vineyards are located (between 1,200 and 1,500 meter above sea level) and where some of the world-renowned icons in the wine industry such as Michel Rolland and the Rothschild family are concentrated. Our winemaker, Karim Mussi is one of the most prominent, innovative and passionate winemakers in the region.
The winery owns 85 hectares of land and although not certified just yet, Alpasión practices sustainable organic farming to ensure the health of soils, ecosystems and people. Even part of the vineyard is planted in the shape of a giant fingerprint. You can see the fun result in Google Earth and satellite images, just search for GPS coordinates 33°36’22.51″S, 69°16’54.79″W.