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International velvet, the  Malbec Grape ... Argentina ...


Dense, dark and powerful, here are 2 Argentinian Malbecs which I have truly enjoyed:


1) Argento Malbec - Sainbury D.O.


Made by the respected Catena Winery, the pioneer of single varietal Malbecs, this is a best value style with ripe plum fruit, hints of cocoa and spice in the finish.


2) Terrazas de Los Andes Reserva Malbec - Selfridges D.O.


The wines are grown on terraces in the foothills of the Andes at approx 1.000 metres above sea level. A muscular well structured red with a complex silky mouthfeel and a whiff of smoke and cocoa that wraps itself around the rich cherry fruit.