Pairing dishes with Argentine wines is a study of contrasts: big flavors and unique subtleties. The country’s distinctive terroir brings mountain minerality into almost every glass, lending a crispness to the Whites and taking the Reds into earthy richness. Thankfully these features bring welcome clarity to food and cheese pairings.
The best Argentine Whites are [...]
This spring, Whole Foods Market will celebrate wines from Argentina, which include a lightly floral torrontes to an intense, earthy bonarda, sometimes referred to as the “next malbec.”
Wine enthusiasts are invited to learn about and sample wines from Argentina at in-store tastings, as well as during a Mar. 14 Twitter Tasting (7-8 p.m. CST).
Three wineries [...]
Sight: it exhibits an intense and deep purplish-red color
Nose: its nose is intense, fresh, scented and complex. It displays aromas of ripe red fruits, blackberry, licorice, chocolate with morello cherry, and red flowers notes such as violets. 12 months of aging in French oak barrels granted it extraordinary notes of hazelnuts, almonds and cinnamon
Mouth: on the palate, it is juicy, lively, cheerful, delicate and elegant. It preserves redolent of sweet blackberry, chocolate, toffee and caramel. Its tannins are firm, long and sweet. A ripe fruity aftertaste stands out and it has a very good persistence.
Sight: it exhibits an intense and deep red color
Nose: it is a floral, fruity and intense wine. It offers aromas of violets and jasmines, ripe red fruits, like plums, cherries and chocolate morello cherry. Aging in oak barrels adds complexity, and notes of hazelnuts, almonds, cinnamon.
Mouth: it is a pleasant and delicate wine with good acidity. It is a wine of medium body, long and tasty. The fruit in the mouth preserves redolent of notes of plums, caramel and toffee. Very interesting, tasty and persistent tannins. A long and ripe fruity aftertaste is perceived.