Merchant Picks By Country

Merchant's Pick by country: Argentina

  1. 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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  2. 95 pt Pinot Noir | Sassicaia's Son Conquers Patagonia!
    August 01, 2017

    "Best Barda ever....Super..." James Suckling

    Considered one of the best vintages ever in Patagonia, a cool climate and slow ripening season allowed these luscious PInot Noir grapes to thrive in 2015.

    Who is behind Barda Pinot Noir by Bodega Chacra? Italy's famed...

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  3. Sassicaia Grandson's New Frontier
    March 16, 2015
    Sassicaia, arguably one of the finest Super Tuscans, was merely a dream in 1948. The thought of planting Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux varieties in an Italian sea of Sangiovese was laughed at. Who's laughing now?
        Today, Grandson Piero, is following in his...
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  4. Must Have Malbec Show Stopper!
    August 05, 2014
    One of the best value Malbecs coming out of Argentina today is the 2012 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec. It is a classic, terroir driven Malbec that ...
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  5. Malbec Was The Perfect End To A Perfect Day!
    October 11, 2010
    Who knew grilled lamb chops accompanied by Granny Smith apple filled ravioli in a beef ragu could taste so good! Well it did, especially when paired with the 2008 Bramare Malbec by Paul Hobbs.
        This past weekend, a group of friends and I ended an annual 75 mile...
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