Category Archives: Malbec

Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection “Claret”

I spotted this in a Publix supermarket and having never tried a Coppola wine, I had to have it.  These wines aren’t easily available in the UK so I picked it up to bring home (although I’ve since found you can buy it from Amazon UK).  Publix supermarkets are lovely, they have a Co-op ownership model… Read More »

Aldi Malmec Uco Valley Exquisite Collection

My adventures as an Aldi shopper continue.  I bought some sensibly priced pistachios and some rather nice fruit yogurts, and quite a lot of wine.  I picked up a few bottles I’d tried and liked before and ventured on to try a few more.  I’m still sticking at the “Exquisite” level as so far that’s… Read More »

Alamos Malbec 2010

This Alamos Malbec from Majestic Wine was a deep purple colour with good legs.  Medium bodied, medium alcohol and medium acid might put it in the ‘meh’ category, but the flavour of cooked blackberries and dried fruits lifted it above average. Its a good choice for a midweek wine, and works well as a party option,… Read More »

Argento Malbec

Argentina look like they’re going to go far this year, and Argento Malbec 2005 is the only Argentinean wine in the kitchen at the moment, so here goes. Another annoying plastic cork, with no good reason for not having a screwcap. Argento Malbec is a thick, dark wine, almost black, but you can see the… Read More »