AWToday 30/12/08

Wine Blogs Alert

Greg N Baker | Wine Tasting
2005 Landelia Malbec Single Vineyard Alto Agrelo (Argentina, Mendoza, Lujan de Cuyo) This winery has had Paul Hobbs as a consultant, a man who achieved the dazzling feat of scoring a perfect 100 from Robert Parker for his wine. …
Greg N Baker – http://www.gregnbaker.com/blog/

Good Wine Under $20: Waving Goodbye to 2008
An award-winning wine blog dedicated to celebrating everyday wine culture and helping you find delicious, varied wines from all over the world that are good value, interesting to drink, pair well with food, and are (mostly) under $20. …
Good Wine Under $20 – http://goodwineunder20.blogspot.com/

The Wine Cask Blog: Top Ten Wines Under $20 for 2008 (NW)
By Billy
Trapiche Broquel Malbec 2005- $14. A great representation of Malbec at an affordable price! 10. Alamos Torrontes 2007- $10. Exotic and beautifully made- and for only ten bucks! posted by NW @ 8:12 PM | permalink| CreativeCommons | 0 …
The Wine Cask Blog – http://winecask.blogspot.com/

WineSkinny.com — Wine, Food, Pairings, Tastings! » Bargain Wine …
In such a case, a bottle like the El Portillo 2008 Rosé Malbec Mendoza ($11) comes in handy. With slightly off-dry strawberry and peach flesh aromas and flavors that linger softly on the fresh finish. (I feel a bowl of popcorn coming on …
WineSkinny.com — Wine, Food,… – http://www.wineskinny.com/

2006 Bodega Mendel Malbec (Argentina, Mendoza, Lujan de Cuyo …
One of the traditional “Bordeaux varietals”, Malbec has characteristics that fall somewhere between Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. A midseason ripener, it can bring very deep color, ample tannin, and a particular plum-like flavor …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Spryte’s Place: November Wine Tasting ~ Malbec
By Spryte
The first month (November) was Malbec. (yeah… I just realized this would be a cool place to put the wine tasting. Maybe you’d like to join too? Follow the links and check it out! The more the merrier!! On to the first review! …
Spryte’s Place – http://sprytesplace.blogspot.com/

2006 Tikal Malbec Altos de Mendoza (Argentina, Mendoza …
Tasted by NorthCountrygirl on 12/29/2008 & rated 92 points: Excellent, everything I love about a malbec! Fruity nose, and bursting with full and complex ripe fruit flavor, without going overboard. (24 views) …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Local Pairings: Five Wines to Try in 2009
By Karen and Linzi
Poesia Torrontes – Torrontes is a great value white wine from Argentina with an extremely aromatic and fresh taste. I think the varietal will become one of my favorite summer wines this year and I’m going to start by seeking out the …
Local Pairings – http://localpairings.blogspot.com/

2005 Viña Fundación de Mendoza Torrontés (Argentina, Mendoza …
2005 Viña Fundación de Mendoza Torrontés (Argentina, Mendoza). $$ FIND STORES WITH THIS WINE $$. Vintage, Type, Producer, Variety, Designation, Vineyard, Country, Region … Torrontes: the White Wine of Argentina · Wines of Argentina …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Unruly Duckling: The Duckling Drinks Bonarda
By UnrulyDuckling
I’ve never had a Bonarda before, but evidently it’s becoming Argentina’s most planted variety. This wine is a deep almost violet color. I first noticed a sweet licorice aroma as well as flavor, like black jelly beans. …

http://unrulyduckling.blogspot.com/2008/12/duckling-drinks-bonarda.html
Wine Back in Stock: Saxum, Altocedro, Crios De Susana Balbo …
Crios De Susana Balbo 2006 Syrah Bonarda Mendoza. $12.95 – WA 90pts. – WS 89Pts – Tasting Notes – Very juicy and enticing, with lushly layered plum sauce, black licorice, fig cake and boysenberry notes that glide over round tannins. Ve. …
New Wine Arrivals at NapaCabs – http://blog.napacabs.com/blogs/wine_arrivals/default.aspx

Wine Web Alert

Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Spa, Salta area, Argentina | Luxury …
Rich in culture, wine, and tradition, Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Spa … Location of Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Wine Spa The Patios de Cafayate Hotel & Spa …

Wineries renew programs to attract tourism – DPEC Partners …
The data provided by Bodegas de Argentina indicate that:. – During 2007, 1100000 visitors toured the Wine Routes of Argentina. …

2006 Bodega O. Fournier Malbec Urban Uco (Argentina, Mendoza …
2006 Bodega O. Fournier Malbec Urban Uco (Argentina, Mendoza, Valle de Uco). $$ FIND STORES WITH THIS WINE $$. Vintage, 2006, (NOTE: Label borrowed from …

Arlington Wine and Liquor – Bodega O. Fournier (Argentina)
Arlington Wine & Liquor | 1-866-SAY-WINE or (845) 452-2175 | 718 Dutchess Turnpike, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12603.

Country Argentina – Vinoo, Wine Community
Argentina : Mendoza (O. Fournier) ? Flichman Chardonnay 2004. Argentina : Mendoza (Finca Flichman) ? Total: 3226, shown: 1 – 25 …

Trapiche Oak Cask – 2005 – Red Wine – Argentina – Trapiche – wine
wine – Trapiche Oak Cask – 2005 – Red Wine – Argentina – Trapiche – Wine guide – Vinogusto.
Argentine wine exports seen growing despite crisis – Forbes.com
Argentine wine exports are on pace to reach a new record this year, boosted by a weak currency that has helped give vineyards a competitive edge. …

Wine News Alert

The year in wine
National Post – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
They still want a wine that’s delicious, but they don’t want to blow the budget.” Those price pressures have been a boon to vintners in Chile and Argentina …

Best imported wines of 2008
Georgia Straight – Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
Crios de Susana Balbo Malbec 2006 ($21.95, from Sutton Place Wine Merchant). If this is your introduction to the current crop of Argentine Malbecs, …

10 wine-related wishes
Manila Standard Today – Philippines
For Reds: Argentinian Malbec, South African Pinotage, Canadian Cabernet Franc, Spanish Jumilla Monastrell, and Chilean Carmenere. 9. More wine knowledgeable ..
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