When you think of Argentina what comes to mind? Tango? Gauchos and pampas? Cattle ranching? Malbec? Argentina is a country with a rising, no, shooting star.
Interesting nose showing apples with a light background of wood smoke. Baked pear with a lemon background lead on the attack. The Pineau d’Aunis makes its presence known on the mid-palate, with pencil lead and wood smoke. It is full-bodied with a mid-length finish. Acids are quite bright. Drink with smoked trout to match the smoky flavors, or sea bass for contrast. Recommended. DH
This is good, and would pair well with any seafood you have to pry from the shell. Try it with a large plate of small oysters. Recommended. DH
The nose is very pleasant, white flowers dominate, with melon and grapefruit in the background. Far more citrus leads on the palate, white grapefruit and lemon, honeydew showing on the mid-palate, all with great minerality and excellent balance. The region’s limestone and flint both show well. Drink with scallops. Highly Recommended. DH