Cuchillo Malbec

We visited Mendoza in Autumn 2016 and spent 5 days tasting a range of wine. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at some of the highest altitudes in the world – with the average site located 600-1,100 meters above sea level. The principal wine-producing…

Trivento Reserve Malbec

We visited Mendoza less than a year ago and spent 5 days tasting  Malbec, Torrontes and Chardonnay. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at the some of the highest altitudes in the world with the average site located 600-1,100 meters above sea level. The…

Trivento Private Reserve Malbec

Trivento is the global market leader in Argentinian wines. We visited the winery in November 2016 and tried their entire range. The UK offerings are mostly retailed in Tesco, which sells the Parra Alta Malbec and the reserve Malbec. They have also recently introduced this ‘Private Reserve’ Malbec, which is grown at altitude in the…

Trivento Chardonnay

Trivento is the global market leader in Argentinian wines. We visited the winery in November 2016 and tried their entire range (pictures below). The UK offerings are mostly retailed in Tesco and no longer include the Parra Alta Chardonnay (£5.50) price-point, which is a shame as this was excellent value. Tesco still sell the Parra…

Argentina – land of Malbec (and more…)

Mendoza We visited Mendoza in Autumn 2016 and spent 5 days tasting a range of wine. The region – and indeed country – is synonymous with Malbec – but there was so much more on offer… Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at the some of…