Bonarda

    Wines of San Juan, Argentina

    … the fact that there is something new to learn about wine every single day, and that the opportunities to do so by working for a distributor are abundant. Her next pursuit is the Certified Wine Specialist (CSW), provided by Glazer’s continuing education program. She also hopes to begin leading blind tasting classes at The Texas Wine School in the next couple of months (independent of the WSET courses). Favorite varietals: Montepulciano d’Abruzzo, Zinfandel (Lodi), Bobal, and Chenin Blanc (Vouvray). Related …

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    Highway 12 Sonoma Red Blend 2012

    … and the other for wine? Give it a try. 86 Points Globerati Bonarda 2013 This is one of the most widely grown grapes in Mendoza, Argentina. Yet it is Malbec that we see on the shelves here in the United States. I do not quite understand why there isn’t more Bonarda wine exported to the U.S. It is very tasty and, of course, an inexpensive wine…

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    Argentina's Haarth winery is Canadian-owned

    …, a touch of tobacco and graphite on the finish. The latter is probably a reflection of the minerality the old vines are pulling up from deep in the soil. 89-90. Haarth Malbec 2011 ($19). This is the classic Argentina Malbec, with aromas of cherry and strawberry and bold flavours of blueberry and black cherry and long ripe tannins. 89. Haarth Cabernet…

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    What’s That Mendoza You’re Drinking?

    … Cruze Alta, Mendoza, 2012, Bonarda Imagine you are enjoying a red wine from the Mendoza region of Argentina. It is dense with dark fruit aromas, full bodied with grippy tannins, and a spicy finish. It must be a Malbec you think to yourself. But, it isn’t a Malbec. It is a wine from the grape, Bonarda. Judging by the name, this grape must have…

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    GRAFFIGNA CENTENARIO ELEVATION RED BLEND RESERVE 2012

    … Argentinean wines are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. wine market and for good reason…they are really tasty wines and the value is unmatched. A real show stopper for the $10 market is the 2012 Graffigna Centenario Elevation Red Blend Reserve. A wonderful red blend that is so well balanced for having a five wine combo of exact, even…

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