AWToday 12/01/09

Wine Blogs Alert

The Crush: Snaky
By Crush59
At half the price, the Argentine Trapiche, Medalla, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2004 comes in as an oak “monster” – it is aged in 100% new oak and this overpowers everything else. It’s hard to discern any fruit. It was much better at 24 hours …
The Crush – http://crushedgrapes.blogspot.com/

Tom and Melody’s Trapiche Malbec (2006)
Trapiche Malbec (2006) · Blog at WordPress.com. • Theme: Garland by Steven Wittens and Stefan Nagtegaal. …
Tom and Melody’s wine blog – http://tomandmelodywine.com/

Case Blog » Playbook
It seems appropriate in the current economic climate to write about a value wine: Clos De Los Siete is an Argentinian-based project of the famed French oenologist Michel Rolland. The vineyard where this wine is made sits at the …
Case Blog – http://www.caseinteractivemedia.com/blog/
Push up Yogi: Malbec Jam up for grabs
By PushupYogi
Malbec Jam up for grabs. So you want to look up some awesome vegetarian recipes? Ah,I thought so. Well, here’s where you go; and if you come up with a way to use Malbec Jam, you get a free bottle of, uh, Malbec Jam. …
http://veggiebelly.blogspot.com/2009/01/exotic-eats-give-away-argentina-win.html

2005 Bodega Renacer Malbec Punto Final Reserva (Argentina, Mendoza …
Big weighty fruit on the tongue with a mix of fresh earth and dark fruit that lets you know this is a malbec. Acid medium low, soft and mild tannins, and medium finish carried by heavily extracted fruit. Although for me this did not …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

2004 Merlot Malbec – Basket Press – Marlborough | Wine information …
Learn more about 2004 Merlot Malbec – Basket Press – Marlborough by visiting our website.
Wine information and facts – http://wine.blogarchive.net/

2006 Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec Catena (Argentina, Mendoza …
On the nose, akin to a Napa cab, with a touch of that dusty Malbec funk. On the palate, dark fruit with structure, melting away to soft tannins on the moderately long finish. A great choice to accompany grilled meat; worked very well …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Tierra Brisa Torrontes Chardonnay 2007 Argentina (75cl)– World …
The Torrontes adds a pleasant floral character to the fresh, round, soft Chardonnay in this bargain white. Perfect for parties, it has a touch of sweetness on the finish which gives this easy drinking wine a pleasant mouthfeel. …
World Wines UK – http://world-wines.co.uk/

Taste and Spit, yeah right!!: Torrontes and Apple Pie
By monkey
The grape is Torrontes and is produced from one of my favourite countries of wine, Argentina. This bottle happened to be Norton’s Torrontes and its flavour was as subtle as I would have designed a white wine to be, its colour, …
Taste and Spit, yeah right!! – http://emptywineglass.blogspot.com/

The Frugal Oenologist
By Arnulf
Navarro Correas Syrah 2005 · Pascual Toso Torrontes 2007 · Norton Chardonnay 2007
The Frugal Oenologist – http://thefrugaloenologist.blogspot.com/

ABC Wine Ratings and Reviews
By ABC Wine Ratings and Reviews
Lurton Torrontes 2007
ABC Wine Ratings and Reviews – http://www.abcwinereviews.com/

Trumpeter Torrontes 2008
Trumpeter Torrontes 2008 wine from Argentina, South America.
wine.com presents: products on… – http://www.wine.com/V6/rss/rss.aspx?maxRating=89&priceend=20

Nancy Drew and the 2006 La Posta » Wine Rasa
I opened a bottle of 2006 La Posta Cocina Blend – 60% Malbec, 20% Syrah and 20% Bonarda. Bonarda? What is Bonarda? I had to search for it on the Internet. It’s the second most planted grape variety in Argentina (behind Malbec) – mainly …
Wine Rasa – http://winerasa.com/

Ganbei!: Porteño 2007 Mendoza
By dandan
Grape Variety: Bonarda Malbec Merlot. $3.99 @ astor (on sale). not bad. well balanced. eminently drinkable and works for pairing with any meal (but esp leftovers). not much else to say besides that… Posted by dandan at 1:38 PM …
Ganbei! – http://dandancandrink.blogspot.com/

Wine With Life Please. . .: Low Cost Delicious – Pappradelle and …
I’m an FN DVR Junkie · Crios 2005 Syrah-Bonarda (Argentina) · LoTengo Malbec 2007 (Argentina) · Teriyaki Salmon with Spicy Asian Noodles – My “Kit… ► June (11). The Cellar. dorkgirlsupreme.blogspot.com. -. Other Links …
Wine With Life Please. . . – http://www.winewithlifeplease.org/

Wine Advice by GPCi – Where Passion Meets Reason…: GPCi for Jan …
By Wine – Gaby’s Potential Cellaring index (GPCi)
2007 Chakana Bonarda – $13.95 GPCi – winecurrent.com gave it 3.5 out of 5. it can be cellared until 2014. Another safe bet with a supportive review and for mid term cellaring. My recommendation is the same as with the 2005 Don Eugenio …
Wine Advice by GPCi – Where Passion… – http://gpci.blogspot.com/

Wine News Alert

CCU Announces Overall Volume Increases in 2008
FLEXNEWS – Labege,France
However, its Chilean wine volumes tumbled by almost 11%, while spirit volumes fell by 2.5% last year. Argentina posted a rise in volume of 10.6%, …
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