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 Gran Reserva Pinot Noir

    This Pinot Noir represents the best of the varietal in Argentina, showing the terroir characteristics of the Alto Valle del Río Negro oasis. Learn More

    £17.50
  2. Costa & Pampa, Chardonnay, Trapiche

    Vibrant & refreshing with greenish tones. Elegant on the palate with delicate mineral notes and a long, delicious finis. Learn More

    £14.95
  3. Humberto Canale Seleccion de la Familia Malbec

    Long and well rounded and very powerful. With intense notes of dried fruit such as prunes and figs combined with hints of vanilla and toasted bread. Learn More

    £20.50
  4. 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

    £11.25
  5. El Esteco Cuma Organic Malbec

    A medium-full bodied wine bursting with notes of plums, dates, vanilla & fresh herbs. Ripe, soft tannins on the palate give structure to the flavoursome spicy palate. Learn More

    £9.50
  6. Unánime Magnum, La Mascota

    Unánime has an intense cherry-red colour, elegant aromas of chocolate and tobacco, along with a touch of black pepper and some fleshy notes. Learn More

    £37.50
  7. La Mascota Vineyards Gran Mascota Malbec

    This Malbec wine displays aromas of ripened red fruits, such as plums and cherries with mint notes. Learn More

    £16.50
  8. Amaru Torrontes, El Esteco

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

    £9.75
  9. Don David Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, El Esteco

    A well balanced Cabernet Sauvignon with notes of ripe blackberries, peppery spice, vanilla oak & tobacco enhanced by firm tannins and a long length. 

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  10. 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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    £17.50
  11. Finca Notables Cab Sauv, El Esteco

    Concentrated, with notes of cassis, dark chocolate and vanilla. Learn More

    £22.00
  12. Trapiche Melodias Malbec

    A rich wine with violet hues, redolent of plums and cherries. Round in the mouth with a touch of truffle, cocoa and vanilla. Deliciously soft and easy drinking.

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    £7.95
  13. Trapiche Terroir Series Finca Ambrosia

    Intense aromas of dark fruits with notes of smoke, mint, spices, thyme and liquorice enhanced by firm tannins & a lingering finish. Learn More

    £32.50
  14. Humberto Canale Intimo Tinto

    An irresistible blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Yum Yum! Learn More

    £10.75
  15. Trapiche Terroir Series Finca Orellana

    Full bodied with great fruit concentration. Learn More

    £31.00
  16. Melodias Pinot Grigio, Trapiche

    Straw yellow in colour, this wine exhibits intense citrus aromas. Fruity and mild in the palate with a balanced acidity that highlights the freshness. Elegant and mineral finish.

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    £7.95
  17. Altas Cumbres Cabernet Sauvignon, Bodega Lagarde

    A full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon that offers a good fruity expression and aromatic intensity. Learn More

    £11.95
  18. Bodegas Santa Ana Brut

    Delicate style, with fresh stone fruit flavours and a 'Champagney' feel Learn More

    £9.95
  19. Trapiche Melodias Winemaker's Selection Malbec

    Juicy and medium bodied with notes of ripe plums, black cherries and a touch of sweet spice. Learn More

    £9.95
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