Category Archives: Mendoza

PICK of the RACK: Mascota Vineyards | Unánime | Gran Vino Tinto | Mendoza | Argentina | 2011 | $25 | 92 Points

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“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED” Unánime is a perennial favorite of ours this time of year, as it is a rich and savory red that serves well in transitioning into cooler fall weather. The 2011 vintage is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Malbec … Continue reading

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PICK of the RACK: Bodegas Santa Ana | Unánime | Gran Vino Tinto | Mendoza | Argentina | 2009 | $25 | 89 pts

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Here’s a robust red for your next outdoor barbeque, a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (60%), Malbec (25%), and Cabernet Franc (15%) sourced from high-elevation vineyards in San Carlos on the southern end of Mendoza’s Uco Valley.  It’s  full-bodied and fleshy, with aromas of cherry … Continue reading

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PICK of the RACK: Dominio del Plata | BenMarco | Expresivo | Red Blend | Mendoza | Argentina | 2010 | $20 | 91 pts

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Aromas: boysenberry; dried herbs; black tea; iron Character: dry; full-bodied & rich; dried fruit & earth driven; zesty acids; mild tannins; subtle oak; 14.5% ABV Flavors: dried blueberry; roasted coffee beans; cola; bittersweet chocolate; hints of eucalyptus Food Pairing: versatile: medium to sharp … Continue reading

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