Dark, brooding Malbec and intensely aromatic Torrontés
Argentina produces a fascinating array of wines but there are two grape varieties that really shine. Malbec is the gloriously rich red that is captivating wine lovers around the world, whilst fresh, fragrant Torrontés Meet the winemaker: has become Argentina’s undisputed white wine star.
6x Santa Julia Malbec 2018 Mendoza
Malbec from an Argentine wine legend
For an authentic taste of silky-smooth Argentine Malbec, there’s no one better than Familia Zuccardi “One of the top names from Argentine wine” (robertparker.com). The Zuccardis were among the first to bring Argentina to the attention of the wine drinking world and have been famous for Malbec for decades.
Made from hand-picked fruit grown in the high vineyards of Mendoza, this juicy, smooth Malbec combines ripe blackberry and strawberry fruit with subtle hints of violet. Perfect with steak and chips.
6x Chakana Torrontés 2017, Cafayate Valley
Torrontés from sky-high vineyards
You’ll find the finest examples of Argentina’s Torrontés in Cafayate Valley where the grapes grow at extreme altitudes. With vineyards up to 2800 metres above sea level, these whites offer exceptional intensity and aromatic expressio.
Chakana make one of our favourites where the winemaking is overseen by Alberto Antonini, head winemaker at Tuscany’s famous Antinori estate for many years. With a gorgeous perfume of honeydew melon and orange blossom, lots of crisp, tropical fruit and a racy, lime finish, it’s perfect with spicy
Argentina’s Signature Classics Collection Case contents
Averys began in 1793 and over the years, the family has built its reputation as one of the UK's most pioneering wine merchants. Today, it is 5th generation Mimi Avery introducing a new generation of wine lovers to Averys. At the heart of what we do - and have done for over 225 years - is share our passion for wine. We love discovering wines with a story to tell – whether for everyday drinking or fine wines for the cellar. So, if you're looking for 'real' wines, full of character and flavour, then welcome to Averys.