Argentine wines beyond Malbec | WYPR

Argentine wines beyond Malbec

Aug 10, 2017

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Recommendations

Alma Negra Sparkling Rosé, NV  

Good quality sparkler, nice mouthfeel, good blanc de noir fruit

Quality: ** 

Price: $20-$40

Hermanos Torrontés , Salta, Argentina'15 

Firm, dry white with unique flavors, very good food wine

Quality: ** 

Price: Less than $29

La Posta "Armando" Bonarda, Mendoza '14 

Very unique earthy flavors, big rustic dark flavored red

Quality: **

Price: Less than $20

Ernesto Catena Cabernet Franc, Siesta Mendoza, '12  

Very high quality big cab franc, depth and complexity

Quality: ***

Price: $20-$40

El Libertador Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza '13

Very sleek, juicy cab that over-delivers

Quality: ***

Price: Less than $20 (a VALUE)

Susan Balbo Late harvest Torrontés, Mendoza '16

Varietal flavors carry through in a sweet, fresh format  

Quality: **1/2

Price: $20-$40