Argentina

For so long, Malbec has been virtually synonymous with Argentine wine, which is hardly surprising given how much of it is made - and how much of it is also really excellent, not to mention its natural affinity for South American  style red meat.  But there is more to explore within Argentine red wine - we strongly recommend you try a robust yet succulent Tannat, a fine, fragrant Cabernet Franc or a juicy Bonarda.  Or how about an elegant Patagonian Pinot Noir?

Mendoza remains Argentina's most important wine producing area. It is an oasis in a desert of the foothills of the Andes, fed by a series of water channels from the Mendoza river, which carries snowmelt from the Andes.  However, Mendoza is now being given a run for its money by the extraordinarily high-altitude Salta region in the extreme north west of the country, with vineyards rising from 1,700 metres to 2,300 metres altitude.  The grapey, floral Torrontes grape might not be everyone's cup of tea, but in Salta the altitude lends it a bracing herb-tinged tang that makes it a definite must-try (at least once).  2,000 kilometres to the south, Patagonia's cool continental climate is proving capable of producing European-style Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.

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  1. Humberto Canale, Denario Pinot Noir Reserva

    This Pinot Noir represents the best of the varietal in Argentina. Learn More

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  2. Estacion 1883 Bonarda, Trapiche

    Great aromas of ripe plums, blackberries, spice and liquorice. Succulent and rich on the palate, with bags of fruit and a juicy, ever so slightly spicy finish.

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  3. La Mascota Vineyards 'La Mascota' Malbec

    Aromas of black fruits, jam and vanilla, with a subtle licorice touch. Sweet and full bodied tannins, with a long and pleasant finish. Learn More

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  4. Amaru Rose, El Esteco

    From cool, high altitude Salta in Argentina. Easy drinking, with an elegant acidity & refreshingly fruity palate. Learn More

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  5. Melodias Torrontes, Trapiche

    Vibrant, aromatic & refreshing with tropical fruit & floral notes. Yellow-greenish color, with golden hints. Fragrant Muscat and tropical fruits aromas. Fresh and elegant on the palate. Learn More

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  6. La Mascota Vineyards Unanime

    Black cherry fruit on the nose, with cocoa powder, currant leaf and malt extract. Lovely texture on the palate: ripe, unashamedly New World fruit married to crisp acidity and defined but gentle tannin.

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  7. Don David Malbec Reserve, El Esteco

    From the crazily high altitude (6,000+ feet) Calchaquí Valley in Salta, this was described by Decanter magazine as “a gem in the world of winemaking.” Learn More

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  8. Bodega Lagarde Syrah

    An intense, blockbuster of a wine! Learn More

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  9. Trapiche Estación 1883 Malbec

    This Malbec has notes of ripe red fruits, cherries and violets with an underlying minerality and an elegant finish. Learn More

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  10. Don David Torrontes Reserve, El Esteco

    Delicate aromas of roses and orange peel. On the palate this wine is intense with notes of fresh tropical fruits & white flowers, lifted by a vibrant acidity.

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