Argentine wine (or Argentinian wine if you prefer that adjectival form) is synonymous with one grape and one grape only: Malbec. Juicy, chocolatey, agreeable easy drinking Malbec is certainly the pride of Mendoza, but do not write Argentina off as a mere one hit wonder of the wine world! Most international varieties red and white thrive here! Additionally, manly Malbec (the meatiest wine in the western hemisphere) has a gorgeous blonde sister: Torontes. My favorite sommeliers have likened it to everything from Fruit Loops to drinking perfume, but this exotic little gem is super underrated and makes some very complex little wines.
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