Category Archives: Argentina

Catena Chardonnay 2013

$15.99 Mendoza Argentina PLCB Code# 72674   Rich and well-crafted, with plenty of creamy notes to the plush flavors of apple strudel, pear tart and baked pineapple. Tarragon accents give the finish good lift. 89 Points Wine Spectator   Aromas … Continue reading

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Zuccardi Q Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

 $12.99 Valle de Uco, Medoza, Argentina Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 78104   The 2012 Q Cabernet Sauvignon is a blend of grapes from La Consulta and Gualtallary in the Uco Valley, a ripe yet balanced red, with freshness and minerality … Continue reading

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Misterio Malbec Finca Flichman 2015

$5.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 6947   Ripe plum and raspberry fruit with just a hint of sweetness, well balanced with minimal tannin and medium acidity.  This is a very pleasant if simple wine that is a bargain for everyday … Continue reading

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Cicchitti Malbec 2010

$13.99 Mendoza, Argentina Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 78101   The new releases begin with the 2010 Malbec, which spent 8 months in French and American oak. It offers up notes of earthy minerals, spice box, cherry cola, and assorted black … Continue reading

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Perdriel Coleccion Malbec 2010

$19.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 72400   This brute of a red delivers a smoky mix of plum sauce, cassis, nutmeg and mocha flavors, all framed by grippy tannins. Needs some time in the cellar to settle down. Best from … Continue reading

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La Posta del Vinatera Family Pizzella Malbec 2014

$14.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 49777   The 2014 Malbec Pizzella Vineyard is from Altamira. The vineyard was originally 17 hectares and the owner planted an additional 12 (and is planting yet more), so there is room to grow. This … Continue reading

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Alamos Malbec 2014

$10.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 3027   Concentrated flavors of roasted plum and dark cherry are matched to hints of juniper berry. Features smoky notes midpalate, with a finish that lingers with baker’s chocolate. Drink now through 2018.–KM 88 Points … Continue reading

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Vina Antigua Malbec 2011

$15.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB #7182 50% aged in French oak for 6 months. This has a mild nose, but there is a fair amount of ripe plum and cassis fruit, soft tannins and medium body.  Not distinguished, but pleasant. 87 … Continue reading

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Mendoza Vineyards Unsung Hero Malbec

2011  $13.99 (original price $42) Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 72472 The 2011 Unsung Hero Malbec from Medrano is fermented in barrel and tank and aged in French Nadalie barriques for 12 months. It has an attractive, refined bouquet with earthy, … Continue reading

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Mendoza Vineyards Malbec Gran Reserva 2010

$22.99 Mendoza, Argentina PLCB Code# 72470 The 2010 Gran Reserva Malbec is from Vistalba in Lujan de Cuyo and undergoes 18 months aging in new French and American oak. It handles the oak with aplomb, the nose vibrant and well-defined, … Continue reading

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