O Fournier – Mendoza

by Suha on January 20, 2010

An architect designed totally modern and space ship like building houses the O Fournier winery in the Uco valley near Mendoza. Their flagship wines are the Alfa crux and B crux wines. Their wines are all hand picked and hand selected and have been awarded a number of international awards. Their restaurant – urban – is situated next to a lake and offers a 6 course wine matched degustation. The tasting also included their top Alfa and B Crux wines.

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O Fournier winery

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Urban restaurant

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Beetroot frappe with scallion marinated with lemon and olive oil

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Kebabs with yogurt sauce and mint

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Corn three ways – cream of maiz soup topped with toasted corn and a dollop of corn foam

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Rib eye steak grilled with au gratin onions with blue cheese

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Crispy pasta filled with vegetables and caper sauce

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Torrontes sorbet

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Philo pastry with dolce de leche cream

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Alfa crux 02: 60% tempranillo, 35% malbec, 5% merlot
93 points wine spectator
Four star decanter
Best new word red – steven spurrier decanter magazine
86 in the top 100 wine spectator 2006
Wine spectator grand tour 2007
17.5 points jancis robinson
Silver medal decanter world wine awards

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