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Reserve Chardonnay

2021 Argentina Mendoza
91 Points
Best Buy

White grapefruit, green apple and lime perfume the nose. A medium-in-weight palate offers notes of honey and lime joined by subtle peach, apple and herbaceous flavors. Coming from one of the highest altitude vineyards in Uco Valley, San Pablo, it has vigorous acidity, mineral character and a long finish with subtle oak spices. Palm Bay International. Best Buy. —J.V.

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Wine Enthusiast February 2023
Reserve Chardonnay

Oaxaca Recipe

NV/MV Mexico Oaxaca
91 Points

Distilled from agave and made with Oaxacan ingredients, this is a mezcal-lover’s gin. Hints of honey and orange mingle with a whiffs of dried thyme and jalapeno. The palate echoes that honeyed tone, weaving in juicy blackberry and mild smoke, finishing with a complex mix of graphite, licorice, clove and black peppery heat. Botanicals include prickly pear and yerba santa; overall this is a nontraditional and memorable gin. -K.N.

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Wine Enthusiast February 2023
Oaxaca Recipe

Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin

NV/MV Ireland Leitrim
92 Points

So named because “gunpowder” green tea is one of the key botanicals, this gin has an assertive citrusy aroma, with a hint of tropical fruit. The palate is minty and light, showing plenty of juniper. The tingly, drying finish includes grapefruit peel and a powdery floral hint. -K.N.

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Wine Enthusiast February 2023
Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin

Los Jabalies Single Vineyard Malbec

2018 Argentina Mendoza
92 Points

The grapes for this wine were sourced from vineyards at 4,500 feet in elevation in San Pablo Uco Valley. Aromas of chocolate-covered blueberries are inviting. Licorice notes complete the bouquet. The palate is smooth and rich, with pleasant chocolate flavors followed by black fruit. It’s big, with muscular tannins and a balancing acidity. Palm Bay International. —J.V.

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Wine Enthusiast February 2023
Los Jabalies Single Vineyard Malbec

Los Cerezos Single Vineyard Malbec

2017 Argentina Mendoza
92 Points

Made in a classic style, this red from Gualtallary opens with bright fruit aromas of blueberries and cherry followed by coffee beans. Oaky notes are intense but mix beautifully with black-and redfruit flavors on the plush palate. It’s well balanced with a mineral character and a fresh long finish. Palm Bay International. —J.V.

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Wine Enthusiast February 2023
Los Cerezos Single Vineyard Malbec

Single Vineyard Malbec El Tomillo Estate

2017 Argentina Mendoza
93 Points
Editor's Choice

The nose exhibits fresh cherry and plum aromas followed by a light note of herbs. The palate is elegant, with a mineral texture. Notes of cherry and plum meet dark chocolate and thyme. A lingering finish delivers oak spices. This red has depth and lively acidity—a good example of wines from Altamira. Drink through 2028. Palm Bay International. Editors’ Choice. —J.V.

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Wine Enthusiast February 2023
Single Vineyard Malbec El Tomillo Estate

Single Vineyard La Pampa 1997 San Pablo Malbec

2018 Argentina Mendoza
94 Points
Editor's Choice

The winery’s single-vineyard series presents wines from its best estates in Uco Valley. This Malbec comes from La Pampa vineyard at 4,265 feet. A combination of fruit from a cool-climate subregion and the classic style of the house results in a wine with good acidity and depth. Rich fruit and oak spices show in the form of cherry, blackberry and nutmeg in the firm palate. Palm Bay International. Editors’ Choice. —J.V

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Wine Enthusiast February 2023
Single Vineyard La Pampa 1997 San Pablo Malbec

Gran Vu Blend

2019 Argentina Mendoza
93 Points

The top-of-the-range 2019 Gran VU Blend was produced with a blend of Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon from Los Árboles in the Valle de Uco following the philosophy and style of winemaker José "Pepe" Galante. The wine is ripe and powerful, with 15% alcohol and a full-bodied palate with abundant, slightly dusty tannins. -L.G.

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Wine Advocate November 2022
Gran Vu Blend