Category: Argentina

Bottle Review: 2008 Terra Fossil Malbec

2008 Terra Fossil Malbec 100 % malbec from Mendoza, Argentina Price: $6/bottle   He Sips: Aregntinian Malbec has long been known as a good value wine.  But at 6 bucks a bottle, can this be any good?  Well, yes it can.  We didn’t look up the price until after tasting it, and I thought, “if... Read more »

Bottle Review: 2009 Doña Paula Estate Torrontés

When it comes to Argentinean wine, two grapes come to mind – malbec and torrontés.  Torrontés is a white grape that isn’t really grown anywhere else.  There is some wine made from a grape called torrontés in Spain, but it’s not clear if that grape is even related to the one grown in Argentina.  Like... Read more »

Bottle Review: 2009 Doña Paula Estate Malbec

Recently, we received two bottles from Doña Paula vineyards in the Mendoza region of Argentina as review samples: a Malbec and a Torrontés (review to come). As we’re sure every wine blogger can attest to, packages of wine are the best packages to receive at your doorstep–especially when they’re free samples that wineries want you... Read more »
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