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ABM - alternative reds in Argentina
4 Oct 2011 by Richard Hemming
Is there more to Argentine reds than Malbec? This collection shows there is, but that in the most part, producers have got their priorities right focusing on only one grape. There is nonetheless an eclectic collection of alternatives on offer, with some styles generally more successful than others. Pinot Noir was the variety that most obviously failed to shine, while Cabernet Sauvignon was probably the most reliable. It was also good to discover the pretty labels (pictured) and prettier wines of Argenceres, whose reds were full of personality and character, and therefore stood out from the normal formula of powerful fruit and plentiful...

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