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This one was chosen for its probable fit to 65% cocoa solids hazelnut & salt chocolate. And a pretty good match too. Though, as …

The most ridiculously heavy bottle I’ve ever come across – 1,198g empty, compared with 1,320g for a full bottle of d’Armailhac – heralded this …

A really good value, well-made pure Malbec, which shows off Argentina’s style and potential, without necessarily being over-extracted, hyper-ripe or just ‘score-chasing’. Drinking well …

Dorffer asked for Malbec, so that’s what I got from POTG. A bit of infanticide this, for sure: whilst drinkable now, it’ll start giving …

Good example of why Argentine Malbec is making a lot of friends in the Global wine market! Definitely trumped the Lagrazette Cahors for pleasure. …

First bottle of this was very corked, but exchanged quibble-free at Majestic Vinopolis. Overall a pretty good wine, but a bit overweight so more …

My first varietal Tannat. If Malbec is Cahors’ historical heart and Argentina its adopted home, then the palindromic Tannat is Cahors’ other grape so …

Top end of the Bodegas Trapiche range from Argentina, that was available in the Diageo staff shop, so I thought I’d test. Deep yellow-gold …

Very pleasantly refreshing Chardonnay. Clean and crisp with lively acidity. If it had the minerality, it could be mistaken for a basic Chablis. Pale …