AWToday 26/08/08

Wine News

Choosing wine
Crain’s Manchester Business – Manchester,UK
If eating steak, Malbec is a good choice. Avoid older vintages for white wine, no more than two years old. With reds you can go back three or four years.

New Wines Launched On The Laithwaites Website
NewDesignWorld (press release) – Oxford,Oxfordshire,UK
The other wine is a Malbec Shiraz Oak-Aged Reserve which has a buzz about it. Grown in Famatina – the ‘Valley of Fire’ the grape grows in one of the worlds

Wine Blogs

Lots of Rhubarb but no lamb
By Alastair Bathgate
The El Malbec de Ricardo Santos at an unusual (and I believe illegally labelled) 13.9% alcohol was not much better. I don’t trust wine lists that don’t mention the year (turned out to be 2006) as this points to either a lack of interest
Confessions of a Wino – http://www.alastairbathgate.com

Gary u get props and a question.
By omrelief
I am ADDICTED to Punto Final Malbec, both the reserva and non. My palette loves them so much it booked a trip to Argentina (where btw most Malbecs are twice the price). I’ve Purchased Malbecs from most major winerys in Argentina,
Revision3 Forums – http://revision3.com/forum

Andean Malbec, Syrah, sangiovese 2007
By WineLog.net
Name: Andean Malbec, Syrah, sangiovese Year: 2007 Region: Winery: Andean Type: Red Wine Variety: Malbec, Syrah, sangiovese.
Red wine at WineLog.net – http://winelog.net/wines/?term=Red wine

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