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It has taken me some time to compile this blog on Deborah’s and my visit to Argentina in December. Christmas got in the way and lots of family stuff. But, finally, here it is.
Alamos Selección Malbec 2015 Argentina’s excellent Alamos wines are now distributed by E & J Gallo. Recently released at Vintages is their Alamos Selección Malbec 2015. Dense purple in colour, it has a cedary, earthy, spicy, plum bouquet with evident … Continue reading
Ortas Prestige Rasteau 2013 Ever on the look-out for great BBQ wines, recently I came across a wine from the southern Rhône called Ortas Prestige Rasteau 2013. Traditionally a blend of 50% Grenache Noir, 35% Syrah and 15% Mourvèdre, this … Continue reading
Negrar Corvina Verona 2015 Valpolicella and Amarone are usually blends of three grape varieties, with Corvina being the dominant player. But more and more winemakers in the Veneto region are producing wines made from 100% Corvina. New to LCBO shelves … Continue reading