AWToday 06/08/08 wine sites

Avoiding the auction
8 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa
… chaser. They loved it on sight, then, as they should, cracked it open. Wine Recommendations Gascon Don Miguel 2006 Malbec (Argentina) Full-bodied and beefy yet achieves elegance. Loaded with complex layers of fruit like black cherry, blackberry, … Comment?

Salud! Choosing the house wine for anytime
16 hrs ago | The Capital Times
… slightly spicy, well-balanced and a steal for the price. If you like your reds dry, consider picking up the Conquista Malbec ($6.99 at Steve’s). With lots of dark fruit and a bright finish, it’s one of my favorite food wines. The bottom line when, … Comment?

Sonoma’s pricey cabs pay back in flavor
14 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal
… It was lively and tart on the palate, with mouth-watering acids demanding another sip. 2006 Calomi Estate Argentina , $25. Made from 85 percent Malbec, 8 percent tannat and 7 percent cabernet sauvignon. This wine had flavors of black fruit, … Comment?

Malbec again proves good, tasty buy  
16 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal
SCHWARZ MORE COLUMNS I thought I had finished writing about Argentinean Malbecs for a while, after my recent review of the Septima Malbec. Comment?

Explore wide variety of roses this summer
21 hrs ago | The Tennessean
… strong acids and citrus/ savory flavors will allow it to pair well with a variety of foods. 2007 Crios Rose of Malbec Region: Mendoza, Argentina Price: $11.99 Aroma: Cherry cough drops and cream soda. Palate: … Comment? 

Recommendations from 3 sommeliers
16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
… different: a sparkling Gruner Veltliner from Austria, clean and complex. 2007 Crios de Susana Balbo Torrontes, Argentina: Torrontes is one of our breakthrough wines. People who love New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc have been gulping this stuff down. … Comment?

2006 Luca Chardonnay Altos de Mendoza
Yesterday | Los Angeles Times
When I first tasted this Chardonnay from fourth-generation wine producer Laura Catena, its sheer elegance blew me away… elegance blew me away. Cool and minerally, it’s made from grapes grown in higher-elevation vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. Yields are low. It’s aged in French oak. The result is a beautifully balanced Chardonnay that can hold its own against much … Comment?

Western us sales man
Monday Aug 4 | Wine Business Online
Job Description: Background: Got Malbec? CA based Argentine wine import company is looking for a FT Sales Manager to help drive sales in our existing western states and to help expand business into other … Comment?

Wine: Sonoma’s pricey cabs pay you back in flavor
Monday Aug 4 | Ithaca Journal
… It was lively and tart on the palate, with mouth-watering acids demanding another sip. 2006 Calomi Estate Argentina Malbec, $25. Made from 85 percent malbec, 8 percent tannat and 7 percent cabernet sauvignon. This wine had flavors of black fruit, … Comment?

Summer no longer a dry spell at Vintages
Friday Aug 1 | Durham Region News
… value, here are today’s best of five grape varieties, each wonderful in a distinctive way. A Altos Las Hormigas 2006 Malbec $12.95 (Argentina) This sturdy red is an absolute steal. Aromas and flavours swirling with blueberry, black cherry, … Comment?

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