Six vintages of Cheval des Andes


Considering Lorenzo Pasquini was supposed to be in Mendoza picking the Malbec for Cheval des Andes 2017, he had a remarkably cool demeanour about him when tasting six previous vintages in London on 1 March. He was flying back to Argentina that evening, and the grapes would have to wait – his team was standing by, but nothing would be harvested without his presence. 

Such an attitude seems typical of Pasquini: cool, controlled, considerate. He explained how such an approach is manifesting itself at Cheval des Andes, one of Argentina's most reputable names, partly thanks to its collaboration with St-Émilion's...