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Mendel Wines Mendoza

This small, bespoke new bodega is a source of some excellent old vine Malbec. Cabernet Sauvignon is also significant in the Unus blended red. Winemaking expertise is provided by Roberto de la Mota who previously made another benchmark red, Cheval des Andes at TERRAZOS DE LOS ANDES. Output here is small although the approach is […]

Dominio del Plata Mendoza

This is the home winery of Pedro Marchevsky and Susana Balbo who are the manager and winemaker at ANUBÍS. The Crios label offers some attractive, fruit-driven wines including a fine floral Torrontés and two reds, a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Syrah/Bonarda blend. The top Dominio del Plata wines are a serious step up in both […]

Viña Cobos Mendoza

This is a parnership between California winery owner and roving consultant Paul HOBBS and the Argentine husband and wife viticulture/winemaking team of Luis Barraud and Andrea Marchiori. The Marchiori family vineyard, located in the high altitude Perdriel area of Upper Mendoza is the source for the wines. There is an impressive holding of old Malbec […]

Walter Bressia Mendoza

Walter Bressia is a small scale wine producer as well as being one of Argentina’s better known consultant winemakers. Production is strictly artisanal so these excellent wines will not be that easy to find. The grapes come from both his own small holdings as well as other parcels. The Monteagrelo bottling is a varietal Malbec […]

Bodega Luigi Bosca Mendoza

The Arizu family have a sizeable family wine business producing close to 800,000 cases a year. The family now possess 668 ha of owned vineyards across seven sites. Quality across the board is generally very good with some excellent value to be found in the Finca La Linda label as well as fine Reserva Malbec […]

Alta Vista Mendoza

This new venture in Argentina’s high-quality Luján de Cuyo region was established by the late Jean-Michel Arcaute and Patrick d’Aulan with the objective of producing cool-grown Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon of real style and quality. Additional input is now provided by Michel Rolland of BON PASTEUR. There are around 61ha of vineyards and a wide […]

Achaval-Ferrer Mendoza

Small top-quality Mendoza winery. It is an Argentine/Italian partnership of four friends: Santiago Achaval Becu, Manuel Ferrer Minetti, Italian winemaker and roving consultant Roberto Cipresso and former world rally champion Tiziano Siviero. There are three estate-owned vineyards which are planted at altitude (730–1,100m) and there are some leasing arrangements with a number of other vineyard […]

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