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Argento – 16/12/2011

Pinot Grigio 2011
Lovely light crisp simple style with reasonable texture.

Torrontes 2010
Very floral musky talcum nose, light clean and fresh, not too fruit sweet.

Bonarda 2010
Wonderful vibrancy and balance, nice currant fruit, good acid bites, light and soft yet structured.

Malbec 2010
Juicy tight red fruit, bright and light, great acids to add vibrancy, good concentration.

Reserva Malbec 2010
Better concentration and tannin texture, density and length.

Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Nice and dark density, good soft tannins, full mouth, nice balance and softness.

Argento tasting

Argento tasting

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Once in a blue moon… (Mendoza, Argentina – Day Three)

Once in a while if you are really lucky you have a wine-related experience that fills you with such joy and yet regret that all wine can’t be like that. One of the things that makes these experiences so singular and invigorating is that they are always unexpected. I had one of these experiences in Mendoza today, and never thought it would happen here of all places. I think this was why it had such an impact on me. Getting slightly ahead of myself…

Carmelo Patti presses

Carmelo Patti presses

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