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Achaval Ferrer 2015 Mendoza Malbec: An enjoyable Malbec from a reliable Argentinian producer!

Hello Friends,

Today’s Quick Sip is Achaval Ferrer’s 2015 Mendoza Malbec. Once a popular blending component in Bordeaux; Malbec has established itself as a major player in Argentina. Malbec’s birthplace may be Cahors (SW France), which I also enjoy sipping, but from my point of view, Argentina – specifically the Mendoza region, has put Malbec on the radar of wine lovers around the globe. The more approachable, fruit-forward examples of Malbec with fine tannins and round textures can be quite appealing without breaking the piggy bank. Today, I regularly see Mendoza Malbec poured and promoted at weekend wine shop tastings, on restaurant wine lists, and even ‘on tap’ at some gourmet burger chains in the area. This was not so much the case ten years ago, and the quality-to-price ratio is generally high which bodes well for consumers.

One of the leaders in quality Argentinian Malbec is Achaval Ferrer. Founded in 1995, Achaval Ferrer, I say from experience, is as reliable as they come. Buy …

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