This is a Rosé made from 100% organically grown Malbec grapes. Deep salmon pink in color, clear and bright. The nose is steely with Watermelons and cherries. On the palate, this is light bodied and refreshing. Clean. Dry. Moderate acidity. On the palate this is cherry essence and light raspberries. Some watermelon and blood oranges on the finish. This drinks easy and will work with almost any food. drink over the next two to three years.
2018 Domaine Bousquet Cabernet Franc Gaïa Gualtallary Vineyards, Argentina, Uco Valley, Tupungato, Wine Review
This is 100% Cabernet Franc using organic grapes. Purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose has plums and black raspberries with some char. Light tannins. On the palate, this has a lovely texture. Black raspberry fruit with slight black cherry fruit. Plenty of depth. Long finish. This is really delicious. Drinking well now, it should continue to drink well for the next ten to twelve years. Great on its own, this would work well with a wide range of foods from pizza to pork to beef tenderloin. Nice value.
Made from Organic grapes. This is 85% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Syrah, and 5% Merlot. Inky purple in color, ruby at the rim, opaque and bright. The nose has black cherries, plums, baking spices and slight char. Tannic. Tart acidity. On the palate, plums and black raspberries with some spice. This needs a couple of years to integrate and then should drink well for eight to ten. If opening now, give it a few hours of air. This drinks well on its own but will go well with grilled meats.
This is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina. Purple in color, ruby at the rim. The nose has cassis and a slight herbal note. Medium tannins. Nice acidity. On the palate, cassis with a bit of char and the slight herbal note to make it interesting. This is easy drinking on its own and will work well with ribs or burgers off the grill. A nice value.
From Argentina. Ruby in color, clear and bright. The nose has cherries, sour cherries and a bit of char. With air a cherry candy note emerges. On the palate, this has a lot of tannins (most unusual for a Pinot Noir). Plenty of cherry fruit with some tarragon. A bitter cherry note on the finish. This is a unique take on Pinot most likely due to the soils but also the high altitude of the vineyards. It should drink well for another five to seven years. This will go well with Salmon or Tuna steaks off the grill.
2019 Domaine Jean Bousquet Chardonnay Reserve, Argentina, Mendoza, Uco Valley, Tupungato, Wine Review
Screw capped. Light golden in color, clear and bright. The nose is tight at first and took a couple of hours to open. Medium bodied. On the palate, this has tart yellow grapefruits. Slightly oily texture. Long finish with just the slightest of bitter. It drinks dry but has the mouthfeel that there will be some sweetness. This works better with food at this point to balance the lovely acidity. It would work well with swordfish or salmon off the grill. Drink over the next three to five years.
This is made from organic grapes in Argentina. Screw capped. Silvery gold in color, clear and bright. Very reflective as it picks up the color of anything nearby. The nose is initially tight, but with about an hour or air, opens nicely. A bit of lemon/lime notes. Medium bodied. On the palate, much more open initially. Concentrated. The lemon/lime comes thru turning mostly lime on the finish. Very refreshing. Dry. This was very popular and got better over two nights of tasting. That said, it probably should be consumed over the next few years. Nice on its own, this will work we
This is made from 100% organically grown Pinot Noir grapes from the foothills of the Andes (4,000 feet) in Argentina. 13.1% ABV. Very attractive packaging. Salmon copper in color, very light, clear and bright. The nose is nice, clean with strawberries and watermelons. Medium bodied, slightly viscous and slightly tart on the palate. Refreshing. The nose has cherries and rhubarb with a nice minerality. This is a reasonably serious Rosé with some depth. There is some noticeable alcohol/warmth on the moderate finish. It took about 30 minutes to open and then drank well on it own. Thi
This is a sparkling wine made from 75% Pinot Noir and 25% Chardonnay from Argentina. The grapes used are grown organically at an altitude of 4,000 feet. It has a pretty salmon pink/orange color with a nice mousse of many smaller bubbles. The nose is very nice with strawberries and cranberries and a slight ginger note. On the palate, this is slightly sweet (12 gr/l residual sugar) but still refreshing. it drinks quite easily with nice strawberry and cherry fruit. The best thing about this wine is the price. It retails for $13 a bottle which makes this perfect for anytime quaffing (and
This is an inexpensive Malbec from Argentina that shows why they can be great value plays. Purple in color with ruby at the rim. The nose has dusty black cherries, slight black cherries and black pepper. On the palate, this is medium to full bodied. Firm, thick tannins. The black cherries come out more on the palate. This is straightforward and easy to drink. It could probably use a year or so for the tannins to integrate more but if opening now, either decant ot let it breathe for a couple of hours. This drinks well on its own but would work better with a bit of fat. Either some b