Argentina

Argentina

Argentina

 

It may come as a surprise to some of you that Argentina is the world's fifth largest wine producer. After all, in the UK at least, Argentina’s wines tend to be overshadowed by their neighbours from across The Andes, Chile. Previously the vast majority of its production was consumed in the home market, and it has only been in the last 10 years or so, since the quality reached International standards, that Argentina has established itself as a major wine exporter.

If you’ve never tried a bottle of Argentine wine, you’re certainly missing out. With vineyards having been established by Spanish, Italian and French immigrants, the varieties of vines planted is truly pan-European. There is Bonarda and Sangiovese from Italy, Tempranillo from Spain, along with French imports, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah (Shiraz).

The speciality here though is Malbec, a native of south-west France, which has found a true home in Argentina’s high altitude vineyards. At its best Malbec makes bold but perfumed, gutsy red wines that are a perfect match for the country’s national dish, steak.

If Malbec is the red grape, then Torrontés is star of the whites. Originally from Galicia in north-west Spain, this is now Argentina’s signature white grape, producing floral, spicy and perfumed wines of considerable elegance and finesse.

The Norton and Lo Tengo ranges below have excellent examples of both of these varietals at a superb price.  


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This full to medium-bodied, easy-drinking Malbec has aromas and flavours of plum, blackberry and dark chocolate, with hint of pepper and spice. Oak ageing for 9 months adds complexity.

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This superb Selección Malbec has concentrated aromas of black cherries and chocolate. The rich blackberry and blackcurrant fruit flavours are rounded off perfectly by soft, supple tannins.

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Intense red colour. Powerful on the nose, showing a varied gamut of aromas, which give elegance to this wine. Black and red fruit flavours, such as blackberry, blackcurrant and plum from the Cabernet, superbly meld with the floral notes characteristic of Malbec. Chocolate and vanilla from oak aging. Powerful in the mouth, yet very soft and silky, backed by the structure and depth of Petit Verdot.

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Aged for 6 months in French and American oak barrels, this is a superb Malbec with notes of plum and fig aromas combining with vanilla notes. Dense on the palate, with ripe blackberry fruits and mineral. Good length.

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Alamos Malbec displays dark cherry and blackberry flavours, with a long and lingering finish. This balanced and full-flavoured wine is excellent with steak, all grilled meats and vegetables.

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Showcasing Argentina’s diversity, Laura Catena, fourth generation of the Catena Family, has created this Pasarisa Cabernet Sauvignon range to highlight the exciting region of Salta. Rich and powerful with great fruit.

 

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A superb Malbec from a top winemaker. Produced with hand picked grapes from a virtually organic vineyard, using natural yeasts in fermentation. Bottled early with no oaking results in a vibrant, fruit packed wine of considerable quality.

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Hand harvested, Single Estate Malbec from Mendoza's oldest winery offering dark stone-fruit flavours, with hints of Mocha and dark Chocolate. One of the best Malbecs currently available, offered here at a considerable discount.

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Apple and tropical fruit flavours intermingle with herbaceous floral notes to produce this superb off-dry wine from San Juan, Argentina. Something different - and absolutely gorgeous.

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A superb unoaked Chardonnay from the esclusive San Juan province of Argentina. Full of tropical fruit flavours - pineapple, peach and pear - with a long, crisp and fresh finish.

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