2010 Concha y Toro Malbec

The wine:  2010 Concha y Toro Malbec Mendoza 13.5% $6.99 at Fred Meyer (kroger) In the glass:  When I lived in Argentina for the first time as a study abroad student I was… Continue reading

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2010 Norton Malbec

The wine: 2010 Norton Malbec $7.99 @ Trader Joes, Safeway, Kroger, 13.8% Mendoza In the glass:  In the glass this malbec had a opaque purple color much like every malbec that I try.… Continue reading

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2010 Alamos Torrontés

The wine:  2010 Alamos Torrontés 13.5% Salta $10.00 @ Kroger In the glass:  In the glass this wine had a vibrant light yellow color. Abundant floral and citrus notes jump out of the… Continue reading

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2010 La Posta Cocina Blend

The wine:  2010 La Posta Cocina Blend (60% malbec, 20% Bonarda 20%Syrah Mendoza 13.5% $13.50 @ New Seasons. In popular Argentine slang “La Posta” means the absolute best, or “the shit”. Despite the… Continue reading

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2008 Vistandes Torrontés

The wine: 2008 Vistandes winery Torrontés Mendoza 13.5% $10 @ Vistandes Winery In the glass:  This bottle comes from a beautiful modern winery about 20 minutes from downtown Mendoza. On my last trip… Continue reading

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2010 Canoas Malbec

The Wine: 2010 Canoas Malbec San Juan 13% $8.00 at Cork In the glass:  This wine comes from the not so widely known wine region of San Juan which is just North of… Continue reading

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2008 Bent Metal Winery “dos amigos” Malbec

The Wine: 2008 Bent Metal Winery “dos amigos” Malbec Grass Valley, CA 15.2% $23.00 This Malbec hails from a small winery in Grass Valley CA. As I reviewed the label, I was shocked… Continue reading

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2009 Belasco de Baqueano Llama Malbec

The wine: 2009 llama old vine malbec Mendoza 13.8% 12.99 at World Market In the glass:  The llama malbec showed a brilliant purple color in the glass. I tasted it along with a… Continue reading

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2009 Martino old vine Malbec

The wine: 2009 Martino old vine Malbec Mendoza 14% $15.00 at Costco In the glass: In the glass this wine had a brilliant violet color. The nose was an explosion of bright fruit… Continue reading

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Best Malbec of 2011 (a list of the years best Argentine wines)

In 2011 I tried 25 different Argentine wines. Most of them were great wines, but there were a few that stood out in terms of price and quality. 1. 2009 Terrazas de los… Continue reading

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