Argentine Wine

Argentina is one of the top five wine-producing countries in the world. For a long time, most of the wine was made for local consumption. But in the past quarter-century, an increasing number of vintners began making very serious releases with the most widely planted red grape, Malbec. These made a big splash on the international scene, winning awards, garnering high ratings and amassing enthusiastic disciples. Torrontes is the star indigenous white grape, now on many restaurant menus for its refreshing, aromatic qualities and affordability. An increasing number of international grapes are grown, most notably Cabernet Sauvignon, Bonarda, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. All styles of wine are made from dry whites and reds, rosés, sparkling, late harvest sweet wines and fortified wines.

Argentina boasts an impressive number of wine-makers under the age of thirty-five, and a growing number of women innovating the field. This is a country that has learned that investing quality and Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Argentina View all

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Torrontes

    Torrontes is really three closely related grape varieties -- Torrontés Riojano, the most common, Torrontés Sanjuanino...

Subregions of Argentina

  • La Rioja

    La Rioja, not to be confused with the Spanish wine region, is a wine region within the Cuyo in ...

  • Mendoza

    Mendoza is by far the largest and most prolific wine region in all of Argentina. It’s part of t...

  • Patagonia

    Patagonia is a region in the southernmost, lowest and coolest part of Argentina. It is literall...

Popular Wineries in Argentina View all

  • Finca Flichman

    Finca Flichman is a winery in Barrancas, in the Maipu Valley of Mendoza, Argentina. Is is name...

  • Layer Cake

      Layer Cake is a wine brand created by Jayson Woodbridge, winemaker of the cult Californ...

  • San Huberto

    Devoted to maintain its leadership in the category of the great wines and thus keep an internatio...

  • Bodegas Santa Ana

    The place where you grow up and live great moments of your life is very important... because of t...

  • Finca El Origen

    Finca El Origen began in the 1990s, when Chile’s Carolina Wine Brands decided to expand its v...

  • Cheval des Andes

    A joint venture between Terrazas de los Andes and the legendary Château Cheval Blanc in Bordeaux....

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Argentina on Snooth

  • Matias Riccitelli Hey Malbec! Mendoza 2015

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    Pinched red fruit aromas with a pleasant herbal dried basil and black pepper note coming through. Concentrated mixed berry, cherry and crushed flower petal notes on the palate with dark chocolate mousse and a hint of espresso on the finish, turning floral again before trailing off towards an earthy spice. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Aruma Malbec 2014

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    Great wine! Read More

    Wine review by jean francois


  • I think that the Patagonia region of Argentina should be there also. Read More

    Forum post in the topic 10 Up and Coming Wine Regions


  • Bodega Norton Extra Brut Mendoza

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    Fresh lemon and pear aromas with light potpourri notes. The floral notes continue on to the palate where light peach, apple and grapefruit notes mix with good acidity and a pleasantly viscous mouthfeel, finishing with a bit more lemon and an oak note. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Tikal Naturalmalbec-Syrah Mendoza 2013

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    No written review

    Wine review by DTR789WSD


  • A late delivery from Fedex today:The 2013 Tikal Natural Malbec/Syrah from Argentina.2 from Chile - the Terra Noble Reserve Pinot Noir '13 and the Montes Alpha Syrah '14 (A great QPR value.)Lastly the 2014 Whitehall Lane Tre Leoni Napa Valley Red Blend. Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • Alma Mora Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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    No written review

    Wine review by shaldane


  • Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Bonarda Argentina Lujan de Cuyo 2013

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    This is the regular release of Nieto Sentineter's 2013 Bonarda. This was a $5.99 Grocery Outlet special, of what is normally about a $12-14 wine in the US. Medium depth, nice long mid palate. Curranty, rich, savory warm flavors, definitely an Italian style of wine - if this is typical of the varietal, it's no mystery to me why this grape was m... Read More

    Wine review by Dougman


  • Gato Negro Malbec 2013

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    Binny's 3/2017. Better than the much more expensive Reserva Rioja I had tonight. That is not saying much, but the good news is this bottle of wine was just slightly more expensive than milk. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Colomé Torrontes Salta 2014

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    Beautiful pale greenish color. Powerfully fragrant with sutbtle tropical fruits. Perfect acidity. Read More

    Wine review by wenwyia


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  • Muga is a winery from Spain at DOC rioja, not from Argentina

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