|Region:||Argentina » Mendoza|
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Walter Bressia offers this restrained cabernet - pay no attention to the 14.8% alcohol - with aromas of freshly cut navel orange and clove; if it were sweeter, it would seem like a wine already mulled. Instead it offers a straightforward and tangy tast...
|Region:||Argentina » Mendoza » Lujan de Cuyo » Agrelo|
This comes in a giant bottle. Dense and brooding on the nose with clay soil tones, black fruit, braised herbs, and nutty oak. While eight years old, this is still tight and just a pup. The balance here is great, this is a large scale wine that manages ...
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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...
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Walter Bressia offers this restrained cabernet - pay no attention to the 14.8% alcohol - with aromas of freshly cut navel orange and clove; if it were sweeter, it would seem like a wine already mulled. Instead it offers a straightforward and tangy taste that's a good match for sharp cheeses, especially goat and sheep. (AV 88, http://argovino.com... Read More
This comes in a giant bottle. Dense and brooding on the nose with clay soil tones, black fruit, braised herbs, and nutty oak. While eight years old, this is still tight and just a pup. The balance here is great, this is a large scale wine that manages to feel quite weightless in the mouth. There's tons of tannin here, but they are balanced by ri... Read More
People are not going to like what I have to say here, but that is okay, this is not a popularity contest. I do not write about wine to gather as many friends or followers as possible. I write about wine because I love wine and while I know my palate sometimes strays outside of the mainstream, so be it. I know many other people share my tastes or... Read More
Fresh greenery, young tree kind of aroma with a hint of chalkiness, and some floral qualities. Gentle attack, with a lot of cherries on the mid-palate. There is solid body here, but it's pretty gentle. The wine is pretty hot on the back end, with red fruit presenting itself for good length. I like the fruit acidity in the body, and the bitte... Read More
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