Amalaya Gran Corte 2009

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The Amalay Gran Corte is a blend of mainly Malbec with Cabernet Franc and Tanna, and is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.  It is a fantastic wine in every way  – it is a full-bodied wine with a rich, ruby red color. The nose is dominated by [...] Read more »

Felino Viña Cobos Merlot 2009

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Merlot is not one of Argentina’s strong points when it comes to wine, but this one came highly recommended, so I was willing to try it.  It came at a cost ($65 pesos), but you have to be willing to pay the price if you want a decent Argentine Merlot. [...] Read more »

Palo Alto Pinot Noir 2008

I recently tried the Septima Noche pinto noir, which I thoroughly enjoyed….something that does not happen often when I am drinking a pinot noir in Argentina.  A good pinot is a rare find and you have to spend at least $70 pesos to find one that is half-decent.  I was [...] Read more »