AWToday 08/12/08

Wine Blogs

Ca’ de Calle 2007 Gran Reserva
By Jeff
Now that the wine has had some time to settle in bottle, this blend of 32% Malbec, 23% Bonarda, 21% Syrah, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 8% Merlot is drinking fabulously, filled with the dense rustic flavors of dark fruits and berries …
Southern Wine Group’s Blog – http://southernwinegroup.wordpress.com/

More Great Press!
By Jeff
Durigutti 2006 Bonarda – 87 pts, Best Buy Martino 2003 Malbec Reserva – 91 pts Paris Goulart 2006 Malbec/Cabernet Reserva – 90 pts. Wine & Spirits:. Carlos Basso 2004 Signature Blend – 92 pts Martino 2003 Malbec Reserva – 91 pts …
Southern Wine Group’s Blog – http://southernwinegroup.wordpress.com/

More Good Press
By Kirk
Durigutti 2006 Bonarda – 87 pts, Best Buy Martino 2003 Malbec Reserva – 91 pts Paris Goulart 2006 Malbec/Cabernet Reserva – 90 pts. Wine & Spirits:. Carlos Basso 2004 Signature Blend – 92 pts Martino 2003 Malbec Reserva – 91 pts …
Southern Wine Group’s Blog – http://southernwinegroup.wordpress.com/

2007 Trapiche Torrontés Broquel
Slightly steely on the mouth. Not as bright or lively as I hoped for. Ok, but not much to get excited about on the palate, especially b/c this is a little pricier then other Torrontes. 84-86 (85 pts.) – Tasted 12/2/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

2006 Zolo Torrontés
big, but tasty Viognier, hunoeysuckle, with good varietal quality and acidity; medium finish (turned out not to be Viognier at all, but very good Torrontes, from a producer whose whites have impressed me before) (91 pts. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

2006 Bodega Colome Malbec Estate
Tasted by mmurry. The nose had boysenberry, plum, dirt, and figs. The palate had currant, boysenberry, fig, spice, and coffee. (94 pts.) – Tasted 11/29/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Mendoza
By Carlos Olin Montalvo III(Carlos Olin Montalvo III)
Mendoza is primarily known for its wine since about 90% of the wine produced in Argentina comes out of Mendoza. The temperature, climate, and available land for cultivation make it a perfect environment. I returned to the house for …
Olin in Chile – http://olininchile.blogspot.com/

2007 Tilia Cabernet Sauvignon – Recession helper!
By Wino
2007 Tilia Cabernet Mendoza Argentina. – Tilia, the Latin name for Linden, is a traditional tree throughout the wine country of Mendoza. Its flowers are used to make a popular herbal tea with calming properties. …
RAMBLIN’ WINO’S WINE GUIDE – http://ramblinwino.com/

2006 Trapiche Chardonnay Broquel
Tasted by hutch. Oaky, woody nose. Boring on the palate. A good reminded of why so many people are sick of chard. 81-83 (82 pts.) – Tasted 12/2/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0
Argentinian Malbec
Falling somewhere between Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, the varietal has truly come onto its own in Argentina, where it produces wines that are softer and lusher in texture than its French ancestors, with vivid notes of plum and anise. …
New York City Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/New-York-City-Wine/
Wines of Argentina- Sommeliers 2008
By nobody@flickr.com (cookingdiva)
cookingdiva posted a photo:. Wines of Argentina- Sommeliers 2008.
Uploads from cookingdiva – http://www.flickr.com/photos/cookingdiva/
The Wine List: Navarro Correas Los Arboles Cabernet Sauvignon …
By Christine Folch(Christine Folch)
Well-balanced, not too fruity. Worth repeating.
Defringing Latin America – http://cfolch.blogspot.com/
Put a Bow on These Bottles
By Lessley Anderson
Wines are chosen by a panel of local experts through blind tastings, and you can reorder anything that you like. It’sa great opportunity to learn about fun regional Argentine varietals other than Malbec, such as the rich, red Bonarda …
Recent posts for ‘Wine and Drinks’ – http://www.chow.com/blog/base/burner.xml

2007 High Note Elevated Malbec 89 points
By rich board(rich board)
Power packed full of dark fruit; Black cherry, black plum, blackberry and creamy spice on a silky palate of flavor. This is a young Malbec with lot’s of power to it. The finish is long and smooth with silky tannins and a creamy send off …
DAILY WINE TASTING – http://dailywinetasting.blogspot.com/

2006 Conquista Malbec
Tasted by ldhaynesnc. (84 pts.) – Tasted 12/3/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

TRADE TASTING: Stem Wine Group Gala Portfolio tasting, Oct 28, 2008
By Dean Tudor(Dean Tudor)
-Andeluna Cellars Winemaker’s Selection Torrontes Mendoza – $15.99 -Bodegas Darien Reserva 2002 Rioja – $26.99 -Vinicola Tombaco Terre Nuove Syrah 2007 Sicilia – $12.99 -Bishop’s Peak Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 Paso Robles – $27.99 …
Gothic Epicures VinCuisine – http://gothicepicures.blogspot.com/

Argentine Wine Region Basics
By admin
North (Salta, Catamarca) – the best Torrontes wines come from here. You can also find some very good Cabernet Sauvignon. San Juan – This is a very dry, dessert like region, and because of these conditions, it is ideal for the production …
Expose – http://exposebuenosaires.com/

2008 Pircas Negras Torrontés
Tasted by Ben Christiansen. Big nose, big body. A little RS fatting it up. Ok for $7. – Tasted 12/3/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

2006 Alta Vista Torrontés Premium
Tasted by topher18. Nice drink. No detailed notes. – Tasted 12/2/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Torrontes – Crios de Susana Balbo 2008
By The Mad Capper(The Mad Capper)
GRAPE: Torrontes **Argentina’s native white grape – more to be added later** ONLINE REVIEW: TBD PRICE: $11.99 MODERATORS’ COMMENTS: 1. John says: Very sweet at first, then finishes crisp. Like a cheap Gewurtz – not my favorite. …
Beach Wine Tasting – http://beachwine.blogspot.com/

Ambrosia Wine Tasting – Dec. 3
By Anthony St. Clair
Pinot Grigio, Livio Feluga “Esperto”, 2007 Fruili, Italy – $15.50; Malbec, Trapiche Broquel 2005 Mendoza, Argentina (Wine Enthusiast 89) – $15; Cabernet Sauvignon, Shingleback, 2003 McLaren Vale, Australia – $16; Shiraz, Razor’s Edge, …
AntSaint – http://www.antsaint.com/ant/

TN : Arboleda Chardonnay 2007, Eduardo Chadwick, Casablanca Valley …
By ANDY CHEESE(ANDY CHEESE)
The vineyard was planted in 1997 using 96, 458, and Mendoza clones of Chardonnay. The vineyard is drip irrigated and canopy management is done using Vertical Shoot Positioning. The grapes were picked during the first week of April 2007. …
WINE IN SWEDEN – http://winesweden.blogspot.com/

The new Plumed Horse Champagne Lounge Red Wine Flights
-2007 Paul Mathews, Rose of Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley -2003 Domaine Michel Gay, Chorey-les-Beanne, Cote-d’-Or, France -2005 Benvenuto de la Serna, (60% Malbec, 40% Merlot), Mendoza, Argentina -1999 Penfolds “Bin 389”, Cabernet/[. …
Santa Clara Valley Wine Tasting… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Santa-Clara-Valley-Wine/

Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon “Circus” Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
By Sean
Argentina is well known for both its beef and wine. We may not see much of the beer here, but we certainly see a lot of the wine, ranging from inexpensive “quaffers” through to $100 plus bottles. And a whole in between! …
Wine Matters! – http://winematters.wordpress.com/

Vino Vino Vino – Mendoza, Argentina
By TravelPod.com TravelStream(tm)(TravelPod.com TravelStream(tm))
Jump to the full entry & travel map. Mendoza, Argentina Trekking, Absailing, Thermal Spas Rafting Wine tasting Night clubs, all nighters and.
TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/syndication/atom/

aria. Gerry Klaskala and Andrés Loaiza came out swinging with …
By Dirty
Wine: Bodega Colomé Malbec, Calchaqui Valley, Argentina 06 Food: Zinfandel Braised Painted Hills Ranch Natural Beef Short Rib with tender parsnips, celery whipped potatoes crispy parsnips Price: $24. When Andrés first emailed me his …
Dirty South Wine – http://www.dirtysouthwine.com/my_weblog/

Goodbye my Sweet Stroopwafel
By Becca(Becca)
It was really tasty! With our chicken I made steamed asparagus. My dad also opened a bottle of white wine and I had a small glass. I think he said it was Argentinian…its good, we still have half a bottle (good job us!). …
Bites of the Day – http://bitesoftheday.blogspot.com/

Notro Sangiovese-Bonarda (2007) and Peachy Canyon Zinfandel
By Jacquelyn Michelle(Jacquelyn Michelle)
Score! Both of these are affordable and well worth their price. I picked up four bottles of wine last night for a smallish dinner party and we sampled these two. The Argentinean Notro was peppery with hints of spices and red fruit. …
A Huckleberry Over My Persimmon – http://jakqlin.blogspot.com/

2006 Tikal Malbec Alma Negra
Tasted by BryanZ. Delicious as always. (88 pts.) – Tasted 12/4/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

TNR: 2005 Dolium Malbec Reserva
I picked up one to fill out a case. Any info on when to drink and what to expect will be appreciated.
The Wino Depot – http://winodepot.invisionzone.com/index.php

2007 Familia Zuccardi Torrontés Santa Julia Organica
Tasted by ewill. Nose: green apple and perfume-like nose Taste and mouthfeel: medium-light mouthfeel. Apple undertones and viognier-like perfume-like hints. Nice acidity – Tasted 12/4/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

La Quiaca, Argentina to Mendoza, Argentina (11-12-08 thru 12-04-08)
By ralphandpat
mentioned the wine in Argentina some of the best red wines weve ever had and cheaper than bottled water! Tough choice! From Cafayate, we dropped even lower (now we are biking around 2000 in elevation which seems easy after being …
Ralph & Pat’s Epic Ride – http://ralphandpat.wordpress.com/

TN : Estate Selection 2006, Chakana Andean Wines, Agrelo, Lujan de …
By ANDY CHEESE(ANDY CHEESE)
This wine is a blend of 80% Malbec, 10% Syrah, and 10% Petit Verdot. The Syrah was harvested in March and the Petit Verdot and Malbec in April 2006. The wine was matured in French oak barrels for 15 months. …
WINE IN SWEDEN – http://winesweden.blogspot.com/

11.17.2008
By Layton Clan(Layton Clan)
so I will try to help the elders work there, because it really is a differant area to work in with just wine feilds and onion feilds and tomato patches! It really was a great area, I was glad to leave, but I am glad to be back! …
Mendoza Milagro – http://elder-west.blogspot.com/

Argentine Wines Keep growing!
By Alejandrina
… Monte Cinco Malbec Oak 2005, of Arturo Bertona winery, located in Luján de Cuyo. In addition, 46 wines received gold medals and 41 silver medals were granted. See complete Article Here. Sign up for this amazing wine in our online store.
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Buy The World Atlas of Wine Completely Revised and Updated Sixth …
By alma8739
New World coverage has been extended for both Australia and South America; some New World regions even have their own entries for the first time, including Rutherford, Oakville, and Stags Leap from California; Mendoza (Argentina); …
alma – http://bestofindya.com/blogs/alma8739/

 

Wine News

Uncorked: For those who drink wine for pleasure not status …
Anniston Star (subscription) – Anniston,AL,USA
Paul Hobbs is a well-known name in the wine industry, but his wines may be unknown to the average consumer. These wines garner high ratings from …

Diversified Private Equity Corp. Signs a Letter of Intent for a …
MarketWatch – USA
… and real estate investing in Argentina including Algodon Mansion, a luxury boutique hotel in Buenos Aires, and Algodon Wine Estates, a resort and real …

Russ Winton: Malbec, the ‘black wine,’ is on our table
Merced Sun-Star – Merced,CA,USA
The Malbec grape thrives in Argentina, especially in the Mendoza region, at the base of the Andes Mountains. More than 50000 acres are planted producing …

Wine a perfect Christmas gift
Windsor Star – Ontario, Canada
Dona Paula Los Cardos Syrah, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, 2007: Subtle aromas of blackberries and raspberries on the nose, with hints of black pepper, …

A spirited upswing for wine industry
Sify – Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
Sula launched the Argentinean label Trapiche. Opera Wines introduced Barbera from Italy under its own label, while Wine Park in Mumbai picked up Austrian …
It doesn’t take two for a fine Argentine meal
The Phoenix – Boston,MA,USA
We chose a 2006 La Posta Malbec “Angel Paulucci Vineyard” ($42), a mid-range malbec with the intense fruit of the light ones, but some oak to give it …
Food Calendar
MiamiHerald.com – Miami,FL,USA
Celebrates launch of chain’s first Fair Trade Certified wine, Neu Direction, 100 percent Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina; 3-6 pm, Sam’s Club, …
Untitled Document
“Bodegas de Argentina” is part of the Executive Committee of COPAL and it attends meetings with the most representative people of the industry and national …
Gil Kulers’ wine pick
Atlanta Journal Constitution – GA, USA
Without any further ado, here are my picks: > 2006 Colonia Las Liebres Bonarda ($10) —- Definitely the reigning king of inexpensive wines. …
Mexique rates 2 stars
Chicago Tribune – United States
And on Tuesdays, every single bottle is offered at half price; I splurged on a delicious, $48 Argentinian malbec (the priciest bottle on the list), because, …
Dining News: El Chisme restaurant adds Italian dishes to menu
DesMoinesRegister.com – Des Moines,IA,USA
Romance Wines of Des Moines has announced the release of a new premium Malbec named Grand Romance. For more information, contact Brian Kinsella at 334-5585 …
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