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Online - Focus on - Argentinian malbec - clones, terroir and more

21 Mar 2023 7:00 - 08:00 pm
Online via Zoom (link provided on purchase)

In this session focusing on Argentinian malbec, Anna Spooner explains why this world-famous wine is far more nuanced than you might expect.

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n this focus on, we explore the intricate beauty of Argentinian malbec. Anna will cover the different vine clones that are affecting the flavours, tannins and quality and the crucial importance of how the grapes are farmed and where they are farmed - with the monumental importance of altitude on this country.  

Anna aims to challenge the malbec misconceptions and show you that there is truly more than meets the eye. So, whether you’re a malbec lover wishing to understand more or simply interested in how terroir affects the wine we drink – this promises to be a session of learning and discovery. 

The wines Anna will be using for the session can be found below. For maximum enjoyent, we recommend buying all three wines, but of course you're welcome to buy one or two or event join in with something from home.

Weinert Malbec Mendoza 2012

Ripe and plummy Argentine malbec, mellow and comforting, with overtones of ce...

Argentina     £15.50   Bottle     £186.00   Case of 12

Zaha Toko Vineyard Paraje Altamira Malbec 2019

Ripe-yet-fresh wine with a caressing silky palate. The soils in the cool Alta...

Argentina     £21.00   Bottle     £126.00   Case of 6

Teho Tomal Vineyard La Consulta Malbec 2018

Made from a vineyard planted in 1940, in the cool La Consulta region, this is...

Argentina     £45.00   Bottle     £270.00   Case of 6

Our ‘focus on’ event series is designed to delve a little deeper into the world of wine. Whether it’s jumping feet first into one appellation; tackling a viticultural topic; exploring a wine-making technique or geeking out on geology and history, these events are each 45 minutes of focus designed for those wanting more than the everyday event.

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