What the Importer Cannon Wines has to say:
Oasis del Cuyo Malbec 2012
The word CUYO comes from the indigenous Mapuche language which means “country of deserts”. Its name is associated today with the wine region in Argentina. The word OASIS is used for the pristine water lakes created by the snowmelt of the Andes Mountains. OASIS del CUYO wines are handcrafted from vines grown in the deserts of MENDOZA, ARGENTINA.
Deep ruby color. Appealing red fruit nose with hints of tobacco. Medium bodied with a smooth and lush mouth-feel. Finishes dry with lasting flavors. Excellent choice for a young and fruity everyday wine. Enjoy as an aperitif or with meats and pasta dishes.
What our customers have to day: "great taste" "big wine for the price" "velvety" If you are tracking Almost FREE FRiday, you know that we poured this Malbec last Friday. Since it was so popular and so many customers took bottles home, we are pouring Oasis del Cuyo again! $9.99.
Delas Viognier: This 100% French Viognier is intense and bright in light golden color. On the palate you will find apricots and peaches. This is a high quality French White that tastes and looks, (yes, we said "looks"- a dignified, traditional, expensive looking label) way more than the $10.49 shelf price.
And, loved world wide, just for fun, this is a translation of discussion from a German retailer:
Delas Frères was founded in 1835 by Charles Audibert and Philippe Delas. Already in 1879 the winery had a worldwide reputation and won the first gold medals in Sydney. In 1924 the original name Audibert & Delas was changed to Delas Frères. To meet the increasing demand for wine was after World War II made an investment in the acquisition of vineyards in Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Hermitage. In the sixties of the last century Delas Frères was one of the leading wine companies in the Rhône, with its own vineyards in Hermitage, Cornas, Côte Rôtie and Condrieu. Until the day of Delas Frères vadaag is owner of top vineyards in Hermitage as Les Bessards and Marquise de la Tourette, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Cote Rotie, Cornas, Condrieu, St. Joseph, Crozes-Hermitage, Cotes du Rhone and the Ventoux region
The grapes are mainly from vineyards in the southern Drôme. After entry into the cellar the grapes are pressed and refrigerated for 24 hours is stored in stainless steel tanks. Fermentation takes place at a maximum temperature 24 ° C.Om the wine to retain its fresh and fruity character of the wine does not undergo lactic acid fermentation. The wine is stored until bottling in stainless steel. The wine is light filtered before bottling.