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.


O Fournier winery


Urban restaurant


Beetroot frappe with scallion marinated with lemon and olive oil


Kebabs with yogurt sauce and mint


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


Rib eye steak grilled with au gratin onions with blue cheese


Crispy pasta filled with vegetables and caper sauce


Torrontes sorbet


Philo pastry with dolce de leche cream


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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