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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Surely the best value Malbec on our list - just £5.75.

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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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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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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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A brilliant gold tinged Chardonnay with tropical fruit flavours enhanced by vanilla notes from 3 months oak ageing in French barrels.

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A superb  Mendoza Malbec formerly stocked by M&S where it sold for £7.50. Fantastic value.

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A very good Malbec from Mendoza offering superb stone fruit flavours with hints of chocolate and sweet spice.

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For more than four generations, the Catena family has been growing grapes at the foot of the Andes mountains in Mendoza, Argentina. Laura Catena, great grand-daughter of founder Nicola Catena, selects the most concentrated grapes to create a Malbec with powerful black fruit aromatics and the smooth lengthy finish that has become the family's signature trademark.

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