Great times and wines in Argentina
25 Apr 2006 by JR
Jan Karsten, São Paulo, Brazil: I wonder if you have lately tasted any wine from Argentina? I spent four days there (Buenos Aires) celebrating my seventh anniversary and had the chance to taste very interesting wines. On the value side ($18), San Pedro de Yacochuya 2003 Cafayete had a  deep colour, long finish, 100per cent Malbec with an impressive 15.9 per cent alcohol. Viña de Davalos ($45), also from Salta and 100 per cent Malbec, had 16 per cent (!!) very intense. The peak of the weekend was Flechas de los Andes 2004  (just released by Benjamin Rothschild and Dassault), creative...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10664 articles (two new most days) and 99465 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson