Category Archives: Argentina

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 »

Ocaso Syrah 2006

We had a bottle of Ocaso Syrah with a game of Caylus.  It was good.  The wine was a medium garnet, perhaps a little paler than I’d expect. It smelled of ripe fruit, and tasted of black fruits, it almost had the texture of fruit too, it felt strangely like blackberry flesh. Odd. It was… Read More »