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Malbec

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 …

Napa Valley, the Big Daddy of California wines, is today world-famous for Big Cabs and Bold Chardonnays, landmark wineries and the Napa Valley Wine …

It was great to have the chance to attend the Co-op supermarket’s press tasting, where they showed the below 62 wines and a handful …

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. …

The second – and best – of what was ultimately an 0-3 poor showing of wines I’d taken to Janet & Steve’s in France. …

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 …

A tannic BEAST. Even after 1 ½ bottles of other wine, this was clearly and remarkably still gum puckeringly dry. I don’t know if …