Thirsty Thursday: 2012 SonVida Malbec

Feb 18, 2016 Comments Off on Thirsty Thursday: 2012 SonVida Malbec

The creation of two former journalists with a love for wine and Argentina, SonVida Winery is a relative new comer on the vino scene. Yet their wines are already making a mark and the 2012 Malbec is one great example. Composed of 95% Malbec with a 5% splash of Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine was aged […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2013 Catena Chardonnay

Jul 23, 2015 1 Comment

I’ve written before about how Bodegas Catena Zapata is one of my favorite Argentine wineries. Located in the high altitude Mendoza region at the base of the Andes Mountains, Catena utilizes multiples vineyards at multiple elevations to create wines with exceptional diversity and complexity, while softening any imperfections that might exist. I’ve long been an […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2012 Finca La Linda Malbec

Oct 30, 2014 2 Comments

Being in the wine biz means your palate is typically exposed to a variety of different wine styles along with specific regional and winemaker variations.  There’s always something new to interact with or old to revisit.  But at the end of a long day (or week) of “researching” often one desires a wine which does […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2010 Catena Cabernet Sauvignon

Sep 05, 2013 5 Comments

One of my favorite Argentine wineries is Bodegas Catena Zapata, whose vineyards are primarily located in the high altitude Mendoza region at the base of the Andes Mountains.  The blending of multiples vineyards at multiple elevations allows Catena to bring a variety of different characteristics into their base level of wines building complexities as they […]

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Thirsty Thursday: 2010 Tikal Patriota (Bonarda/Malbec Blend)

Dec 06, 2012 14 Comments

The temperatures are dropping here in the northeast which means it’s time to indulge in some heavy weighty reds that can comfort and sooth the soul.  And while I typically lean towards a bold yet well balanced Syrah and/or a red from the Northern Rhone valley during this time of year, there a plethora of […]

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