Is Alamos Malbec a good wine?
4.0Chocolaty and pretty smooth. Highly mineral, medium fruit; earthy. Great for this price point. I rarely like South American wines at any price but this is nice.
What is Alamos Malbec?
Alamos Malbec An authentic Argentine wine that thrives in Mendoza’s high altitudes, our Alamos Argentinian Malbec wine blends the deeply concentrated plum flavors of the country’s signature variety–Malbec–with small portions of Syrah and Bonarda to add dark cherry and blackberry flavors.
Where is Alamos Malbec made?
Alamos is an Argentine wine producer, located in the Mendoza wine region. It is one of the Catena family’s four leading wine labels and produces a small collection of wines from Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Bonarda and Syrah.
Should a malbec be chilled?
Malbec wine is no exception. Before serving Malbec, try popping it in the fridge for half an hour. This should cool it to just below room temperature, and will allow you to experience Malbec’s full depth of flavor. Because Malbec is a full-bodied wine, choose a wide-bowled glass.
Is Malbec sweeter than Merlot?
Malbec is considered dry to moderately dry, while Merlot can be very dry. That means that Malbec has a slightly sweeter taste to it, but both are considered to be dry wines. Merlot tends to have a medium-full body, while Malbec tends to be full-bodied.
How good is Alamos wine?
Natalie’s Score: 90/100. A terrific wine for the price! This full-bodied, smooth Argentine Cabernet features aromas of dark fruit and smoke. Pair with grilled meats.
How much does Alamos Malbec wine cost?
Costco’s price of $7 on the Kirkland Malbec makes it almost untouchable, but this Alamos Malbec comes close at a Costco price of $8.49.
Who owns Alamos Winery?
the Catena family
Alamos is produced by the Catena family, who have been making wine in Argentina for more than 116 years.
What is a good Malbec red wine?
7 Great Argentinian Malbec Wines Around $20
- Catena Malbec (About $20)
- Pascual Toso Malbec Mendoza 2016 (Around $20)
- Bodega Norton Reserva Malbec (Around $15)
- Antucura Malbec (Around $15)
- Kaiken Ultra Malbec 2016 (About $16)
- Crios de Susana Balbo Malbec (About $12)
- Luca Malbec Uco Valley (About $25)
Do you refrigerate Malbec after opening?
While it’s common knowledge that red wine should be enjoyed at room temperature, red wine should still be refrigerated after it’s been opened. A wine fridge is a great option, too. It’ll keep your wine cool enough to slow oxidation, but not as cold as a standard refrigerator.