7/10 $15.95 Trapiche Pure Unoaked Malbec (Argentina). Dark ink colour. Ripe cherry 🍒and strawberry 🍓on the nose 👃. Extra dry and full bodied. High acidity and medium tannins. Flavours of vanilla, raspberry, cherry and blackberry with a slight pepper finish. This wine offered interesting plump flavours which I enjoyed 👍but I just found the rich... Continue Reading →
8.5/10 $24.95 ZaHa El Corte Malbec/Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2014 (Argentina). Deep ruby in colour. Extra Dry and medium bodied, with medium tannins and good notable acidity. Flavours of soft oak 🌳, blackberry, dark cherry 🍒and smoke 💨. From the get-go this bottle packed a dense yet smooth glass, making for a unique and enjoyable experience... Continue Reading →
8.5/10 $15.95 Kaiken Malbec (Argentina). Deep ruby in colour. Dry and medium-full bodied. Very nice, well balanced flavours of oak, berry, and cherry with a toasty and subtle chocolate finish. Overall very delicious and smooth. I really enjoyed having this on its own and although it was a gift, I would definitely purchase again myself!
8/10 $8.45 Trapiche Astica Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend (Argentina). Dry, smooth and light, this one has all of the characteristics that I look for in sipper for the evening 👍. Lively, with pleasant acidity and a tiny sparkle ✨. Flavours of green apple, citrus, and peach. 🍏🍋🍑 I’ve had this one a few times before... Continue Reading →
7/10 $14.25 Argento Reserva Malbec (Argentina). Inky purple/ruby colour. Very dry and medium bodied. Darker flavours of blackberry and oak, with a spicy/smoky finish. Overall, I wasn't super excited about this one as it was pretty tart and the tannins felt on the middle of the tongue were fairly prominent and just not for me.... Continue Reading →
8.25/10 $15.95 Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon (Argentina). Deep ruby in colour. Smells of strawberries oak and smoke. Dry (not overly) and full bodied. This is a warm juicy red with tastes of cherries and undertones of dark chocolate. Level of acidity is tolerable. Easy going and smooth, but has enough body and character that it's interesting.... Continue Reading →
7.5/10 $10.50 Marcus James Malbec (Argentina). Dark ruby red in colour. Smells acidic. Dry and medium/full bodied. Tastes very ripe and a little spicy. Even though there's a lot of body to this one, it is still fairly easy to drink. Enjoyed a glass with pasta dinner on Friday, and a few glasses at the... Continue Reading →
8/10 $9.95 Trapiche Malbec (Argentina). Very clear, ruby in colour. Smells fruity. Easy, light and smooth. Refined cherry taste, with light acidity. Mild spicy finish. New-to-wine drinkers will be able to enjoy. I am always quick to try wines that are decorated with medals on the bottle. If the wine/winery has won multiple awards, it's... Continue Reading →