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Argentina sub categories : Mendoza

Alfredo Roca Pinot Noir 2010

This wine was produced by a family that has been making wine for over 100 years in Mendoza, Argentina.  The grapes come from old vine vineyards that are at about 5,000 feet of elevation.  That is very high! Notes: the nose initially came across a little muted, but has nice clovey red fruits.  The palate […]

Urban UCO Sav. Blanc 08

Thumbnail : Urban UCO Sav. Blanc 08

This little guy delivers.  It has all of the standard Sauvignon Blanc virtues, but in a good way.  I’d start drinking this wine immediately, with roasted veggies, and continue to do so until it is gone. NOTES: The nose and palate both possess an interesting ruby grapefruit zest characteristic that caries throughout the wine.  In […]

Urban UCO Sauvignon Blanc 2008

This little guy delivers.  It has many of the standard Sauvignon Blanc virtues, but in a good way.  The nose and palate both possess an interesting ruby grapefruit zest characteristic that caries throughout the wine.  In the nose there are subdued notes dried of apricots, the token cat pee, and white chalky minerality.  The palate […]

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