Tag Archives: Malbec

Americas tasting UOMSWS

The University of Melbourne Student Wine Society had it’s day out in the sun a couple of weeks ago with a showing of quaffers from the Americas. To be honest, there is a decent range of South American wines to … Continue reading

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Bogeda Norton Lo Tengo 2011 Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina

$10 from Vintage Cellars (Albert Park). Alright, so we got a new pope this week, Francis I, from Argentina, so let’s raise a glass of Argentinian Malbec to toast this event. The 2011 Lo Tengo is a cheap, representative Malbec … Continue reading

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Matchbox Wine Co Malbec 2012, Clare Valley, SA

$30 direct from winery. Fruit from 1980 vines that was wild fermented in seasoned French oak puncheons. Intense inky purple ruby colour. Lifted aromas of violets, blueberry syrup and fresh pepper. A weighty wine texture-wise, like a whole ream of … Continue reading

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Chateau Tour St Bonnet Cru Bourgeois 2009, Medoc, Bordeaux

AUD$35 from Cloudwine. Intense ruby colour. Aromas of blackcurrant, cigar box and spice fragrance. Medium+ to full-bodied wine, young grippy tannins form an masculine structure, cleansing acidity, ripe berry fruit flavours. Surprisingly solid for an entry level Bordeaux, worth having … Continue reading

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