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Merchant's Pick by country: Argentina

  1. Sassicaia Heir Apparent Pioneers The Remote Corner of Patagonia
    August 19, 2020

    Who's laughing now?

    Sassicaia, one of the finest Super Tuscans, was merely a dream in 1948. The thought of planting Bordeaux varieties in a sea of Italian Sangiovese was once laughed at.  

    Grandson Piero, is following in his...

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  2. 2018: A World-Class Vintage for Argentine Malbecs
    July 24, 2020

    This magnificent Malbec needs to be among your go-to reds this summer

    Malbec, in general, is a versatile red. Often used as a blending grape (especially in Bordeaux), it is a fabulous stand alone varietal.

    2018 Argentina has produced some great Malbecs, like the 2018 Vaglio...

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  3. The 2017 Malbecs are good, just not as good as this one!
    March 13, 2020

    From burgers to chicken, you will smile from ear to ear knowing what you paid for this magnificent Malbec.

    Buy this by the case(s)!

    "Cassis, blackberry, and bitter chocolate on the nose... A step up in texture, plushness and depth, conveying an enticing saline character and a...

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  4. Baron de Rothschild (Lafite) and Nicolas Catena Collaboration
    June 09, 2019

    What happens when a First Growth Bordeaux family (Rothschild of Chateau Lafite) makes a red blend with Argentina's Malbec master, Nicolas Catena?

    You get one amazing red wine!

    Meet Caro, a blend of 83% Cabernet and 17% Malbec, a true lovechild between the best elements of France...

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  5. 94 pts • Hot Off The Press!
    October 05, 2018

    One of the best Malbec values coming out of Argentina today is the 2015 Altos Las Hormigas "Reserve."

    A classic, high-elevation, terroir driven Mendoza Malbec, "this is a serious wine where the minerality and freshness rule. This wine will please more advanced drinkers." The Wine...

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