Argentine wine has its roots in Spain. During the Spanish colonization of the Americas, vine cuttings were brought to Santiago del Estero in 1557, and the cultivation of the grape and wine production stretched first to neighbouring regions, and then to other parts of the country. Although Argentina consumes 90% of the wine it produces, exports have started to grow since the 1990s and Argentina is currently the largest wine exporter in South America. The past years have seen the birth of numerous tourist-friendly wineries with free tours and tastings. The Mendoza Province is now one of Argentina's top tourist destinations.


We Recommend

Audeluna, Malbec 2009
Region: Mendoza

Very good attack : smoky, black cherry that gives a vibrant expression of ripeness.  Good length with layers of vanilla flavor, and
the acidity to hold it.

Dona paula los cardos, Chardonnay

This wine shows a golden colour with green hues.  It's aromas of tropical fruits such as pineapple and banana combine elegantly with pear and citrus notes. on the palate it is fresh and vibrant with balanced acidity providing a long and persistent finish.

Region: Mendoza
Style: Dry
Vintage: 2009
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Food Match: chicken with cream, Caribbean cuisine

Argento, Sauvignon blanc

This elegant sauvignon blanc offers aromas of fresh grass and flavors of ripe grapefruit, peach and citrus.  The finish is crisp and clean with bright, vibrant acidity.

Style: Light fruity
Vintage:  2010
Grape Variety: Sauvignon blanc
Food Match: chicken salads

Las Moras, Pinto Grigio

Light to medium - bodied wine. yellow colour with bright green hues.  The wine shows intense aromas of white peach, pear and apricot with a rich, somewhat floral bouquet.  Refreshing taste fruity, crisp and has a pleasant balance of acidity and slight sweetness.  Suitable to be enjoyed as aperitif.  Also very enjoyable with pasta, white meat and Asian food.

Region: San Juan
Style: Fresh, fruity
Vintage: 2010
Grape Variety: Pinot grigio
Food Match: pasta, white meat and Asian food.

Mapu reserve, merlot

This fruity wine combines red berry fruit flavors with toasted notes.

Style: Medium bodied
Vintage: 2008
Grape Variety: Merlot
Food Match: duck, turkey, risottos

Casillero del diablo, Cabernet Sauvignon

A smooth, full - bodied cabernet sauvignon with cassis and black cherry flavors, complemented by hints of coffee and dark chocolate.

Region: Valle central
Style: Full bodied
Vintage: 2005
Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Match: hearty red meat

Trapiche oak cask, Malbec

A Malbec with beautiful deep red colour with violet hues.  Sweet aromas of blackberries and plums with an elegant touch of smaoke and vanilla.  Velvety texture and a sweet, long aftertaste.  Ideal to serve with cheese's, red meats, mushrooms, stew and with the typical Angentinean "asado".

Region: Mendoza
Style: Full bodied
Vintage: 2008
Grape Variety: Malbec
Food Match: cheeses, red meats, mushrooms, stew

Las moras reserve, Malbec

Intense coloured wine, great balance between wood and fruit and excellent aromatic complexity.  This wine is ideal with red meats, ripe chesse's or on it's own.

Region: San Juan
Style: Full bodied
Vintage: 2009
Grape Variety: Malbec
Food Match: red meats, ripe chesses or on it's own.

Trapiche Oak Cask, Pinot Noir

This Pinot noir shows a red colour of medium intensity.  Complex red fruit aromas of cherries and sour cherries with subtle notes of toasted bread, vanilla and butterscotch.  excellent balance of fruit, acidity and sweetness.  A light wine to accompany light meals such as white meats with vegetables or pasta with light sauces.

Region: Mendoza
Style: Medium bodied
Vintage: 2010
Grape Variety:  Pinot Noir
Food Match: light meals such as white meats and vegetables

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