Trapiche Malbec 2015

If you have read this blog for any length of time you know I have a real addiction for the wines of South America especially the Malbecs.  This group of wines tends to be a good value for the price.  Malbecs are produced in Argentina, Chile and Peru (which I recently discovered for the first

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Portillo Malbec 2014

This Malbec is a deep ruby red wine produced from hand-harvested grapes in the Mendoza Region of Argentina.  The Portillo Malbec presents a bouquet rich with the fruit tones of blackberries and plums.  The flavors of red current, black cherry are backed up by round tannins with a finish of long notes of cinnamon, cloves

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Alamos Malbec

This Alamos wine is an inky opaque dark red color with ruby red streaks going out to a deep-pink color at the rim. Several pungent notes jump out at you, but mainly black fruit tones of crushed black cherries, warm blueberry cobbler, spices, licorice, pepper, mocha and chocolate. This wine makes an entranc e with

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Sur De Los Andes Malbec

This 100% malbec from the Mendoza Region of Argentina has a deep purple color in the glass.  This is a very drinkable wine with the flavors sweet vanilla, black berries and some pepper.  At the finish there are earthy mineral tones that put an exclamation point on the drying tannins.  Sur De Los Andes is

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Cigar Box Malbec 2013

From the Mendoza region of Argentina, this Malbec is created with handpicked grapes from a single vineyard. The wine has an aroma of plums and flowers like violets with just a slight hint of vanilla bean. The flavors of plums and raspberries followed by hints of white oak make this a fine wine to serve

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