2010 El Sueño – $34.00
The 2010 ViñAlegre El Sueño – “The Dream” – maximizes the characteristics of its’ component varietals to create a distinctive, smooth blend that seduces the palate. Three parts Cabernet Sauvignon to one part Merlot are mixed in classic Bordeaux style. Complex aromas of black cherry, currant and plum, foretell a exciting experience of Cabernet herbaceousness enriched with Merlot berryness. Each varietal is definitely present and supports its partner. Rich flavors show broad strokes of wild cherry and blackberry with overtones of sweet vanilla oak. The lingering finish is its own reward. Savor alone, or pair with a juicy steak. Drink now or lay down for five to eight years.