Lafite

  • Bris Andes, Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 $10

    … to the end of the bottle this has a smooth mouth feel with a pleasant balance of fruit. Ripe red berries with hints of toasted herbs followed by a subtle finish make for an excellent choice for dinner or pairing with your favorite cheeses and meats. I paired this with an Ancho chili crusted pork tenderloin and with my final glass, some dark chocolate after dinner. This was an amazing price point that will probably increase to $15/bottle in a year or so. Found it at Total Wine. It’s ready to drink now! …

    3 readers - Simple Wine Talk
  • Wine Review: 2011 Amancaya Gran Reserva - Argentina

    … A rewarding collaboration creates an uplifting Malbec dominant wine. Amancaya is produced in Argentina’s Mendoza region, by Nicolas Catena of Bodega Catena, in partnership with Barons de Rothchild (Lafite). Catena is one of South America’s largest wineries. The Amancaya is a flower of the Andes, worn by native Indian women of Mendoza. Tasting…

    6 readers - William Pollard/ Wild 4 Washington Wine