Tag - Argentina

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Alamos Torrontés 2013
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Domaine Bousquet Malbec Cabernet Rosé 2013
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Alamos Chardonnay 2012
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Alamos Malbec 2013

Alamos Torrontés 2013

Argentina
$7.99

I’ve had good luck with this Argentinian winery in the past. Tasty and inexpensive, it has never disappointed. I’ve especially been a fan of their Malbec for a couple of years now.

When I saw this white wine from Alamos, the first time I’d ever seen it, it was with that trust that I plucked it off the shelf and put it in my basket with the other bottles that were heading with me to the checkout counter.

Curiosity also played a part. Torrontés? What was that? I had to try it.

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Domaine Bousquet Malbec Cabernet Rosé 2013

Mendoza, Argentina
Tupungato Valley
Splurge-y
$8.99
This super moon made me a super mess! Hay dios mio. It’s been no joke. After days of fitful sleep and dreams more action-packed than a Michael Mann flick I made a speedy exit from work on Friday, desperate for wine and porch time.

The rosé I bought a couple of weeks ago, before the family vacation cruise, was chilling in the fridge and screaming my name desperately like Leo in Titanic, “Rosé!”

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Alamos Chardonnay 2012

Mendoza Argentina
$7.99
S mooth like buttah and then crisp. It snaps shut on your mouth like a Venus-flytrap when it’s caught its prey. But then mellows with a slightly alcoholic finish.  A little light for my tastes. But I’m a loud and overbearing type. Aromatic herbal notes, almost flowery but not too sweet. Still, I’m giving whites a fair shot.

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Alamos Malbec 2013

Mendoza Argentina
$7.99
Tonight I’m having a very full-bodied Argentinian Malbec  paired with Hawaiian sweet rolls ($1.49) and buttery soy spread as I prepare my dinner. I know it’s not the classiest combo but they’re two of my favorite things. The bold wine is a nice contrast with the sweetness of the bread. Well, I thought so anyway.

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