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. Mascota Vineyards 'La Mascota' Cabernet Sauvignon

    “Best red wine in the world” - 2018 Vinalies Internationales, Paris Learn More

    £12.95
  2. Bodegas Santa Ana Reserve Malbec

    Powerfully aromatic, showing concentrated stone fruit aromas such as plums and prunes with a hint of spicy oak. The palate is medium to full bodied with a stylish balance between dense black fruit flavours, tightly knit fine grained tannin and judicious use of oak. Learn More

    £10.95
  3. Amaru Malbec, El Esteco

    A very well balanced wine with soft tannins, notes of baked plums, raisins & hints of chocolate and vanilla oak. Learn More

    £9.95
  4. Finca Notables Cabernet Franc, El Esteco 2015

    A concentrated & intense wine with notes of black fruits, sweet pepper & hints of menthol. Learn More

    £22.50
  5. Humberto Canale Gran Reserva Cabernet Franc

    Bursting with and intense mix of ripe red berries combined with hints of spice, jam, honey and vanilla. It is full bodied with rich jammy fruit flavours. Learn More

    £21.50
  6. Amaru Torrontes, El Esteco

    Fresh tropical fruit flavours with a refreshing acidity and nice balance. Learn More

    £9.95
  7. Don David Tannat Reserve, El Esteco

    A medium-full bodied wine bursting with notes of black fruits, cloves, chocolate & vanilla. This wine is well structured with firm tannins and a long finish.

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    £11.95
  8. Sauvignon Blanc Costa & Pampa, Trapiche

    A pure nose with some herbaceous notes, cut grass and passion fruit. Learn More

    £16.50
  9. Intimo Blanco Humberto Canale

    Vibrant citrus and tropical fruit exude from this Patagonian beauty. Learn More

    £11.50
  10. El Esteco Altimus Malbec

    Complex with refined aromas of baked red fruits, dark chocolate and toasty oak. Learn More

    £29.50
  11. El Esteco Estate Malbec

    A concentrated Malbec with notes of blueberries, dried fruits, raisins, coffee and a touch of herbaceousness. The vibrant palate has firm, juicy tannins, great concentration of flavour and a long length.

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    £14.95
  12. Don David Malbec Magnum, El Esteco

    A medium-full bodied wine with notes of cooked plums, prunes and violets Learn More

    £27.50
  13. Bodegas Santa Ana Sauvignon

    This Agentinian take on the popular and distinctive variety Sauvignon Blanc is bursting with fruit flavours and freshness. Learn More

    £8.75
  14. 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

    £12.95
  15. Estacion 1833 Cabernet Franc, Trapiche

    This Cabernet Franc has aromas of dark fruits such as blueberries and blackcurrants with hints of white pepper. It is smooth on the palate with soft tannins and a long lingering finish.

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    £12.95
  16. Chanar Punco, El Esteco 2014

    Chañar Punco 2011 is a high altitude field blend wine crafted to offer concentrated personality and great structure. Only eight barrels have been produced of this true “Gran Vino Tinto Argentino”. Learn More

    £45.00
  17. Bodegas Santa Ana Caracter Shiraz Malbec

    This exciting blend of the native grape Malbec and world renowned Shiraz is deliciously soft and fruity. Learn More

    £7.95
  18. Melodias Merlot, Trapiche

    Medium bodied with notes of ripe red fruits and subtle hints of sweet spice. Learn More

    £8.95
  19. 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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    £11.95
  20. Single Vineyard Malbec, Terrazas

    A fine and elegant expression of Argentina's signature grape Learn More

    £65.00
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