AWToday 10/08/08

Wine Blogs

Wines of Argentina
By wineandfoodtube(Wine Discussion)
In Argentina the same basic rule applies as in Europe — a varietal red wine (vino tinto) has to contain a minimum of 80% of the grape named. White wines must be made totally from the grape named on the bottle.
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Meat and Malbec
By Bobby Der Ohanian
In Mendoza, Malbec is as prevalent as beef. Equaling if not surpassing the different cuts of beef are the various styles of Malbec. I think Walter Bressia, winemaker and owner of Bressia Winery, explained it best as “Vinos de Autor,”
Hoosier Wine Cellar | Indiana… – http://www.hoosierwinecellar.com/blog

2005 Punto Final Reserva Malbec 92 points
By fireontop06
Another outstanding Malbec from Punto Final; A nose of dark berry’s and spice. Rich and dense on the palate with blackcherry, raspberry and chocolate. The oak wraps around fudge undertones for a long full-mouth finish, drink now thru
DAILY WINE TASTING – http://dailywinetasting.wordpress.com

This Weeks Misc. Info and funnies/recipes
By nuisance
Valentin Bianchi Elsa Malbec 2005 Price: $9 The classic Malbec aromas of ripe plum and violets are evident in the nose, with hints of vanilla. The beauty of the Malbec of Argentina is its ability to combine a rich, weighty mouth feel
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Event: Over 90/Under $30 Tasting @ Winex
By Chad(Chad)
14) (+) 2005 Melipal Malbec (Mendoza, Argentina): 100% Malbec, 80 year old vines, very different flavor profile than most Malbecs that I’ve had. Paired it with Blue Castello cheese. 91 WA, $13.99. 15) NV Pillar Box Red (Padthaway,
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