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The Oeno Files: Wine of the Week

April 24, 2024

Named for the winery’s current owner, Gernot Langes-Swarovski, Gernot Langes 2020 is a blend of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon from the estate’s oldest vines.

Winemaker David Bonomi vinifies plots separately, ages the wine in a combination of new and used oak for 16 months and selects the best barrels for this top-tier cuvée. Only 5,890 bottles were made this vintage.

AROMA: Blackberry, cocoa powder, tobacco leaf
TASTE: Black cherry, mocha, clove, black olive paste
BODY: Full and voluptuous
FINISH: Long and slightly chewy with a hint of spice
PAIRING: Grilled skirt steak or rib eye

Excerpt Taken From: Robb Report’s “The Oeno Files”
Authors: Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

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