Learn About Los Cardos
The Thistle...a flower of surprising colour and unequalled beauty. It is the unmistaken symbol of the presence of good terroir, where grapes of the highest quality are grown. In Ugarteche, Lujan de Cuyo, at more than 1000 metres above sea level, our grapes enjoy a permanent fresh mountain breeze which descends from the Andes. The vineyards are submerged in this imposing yet silent landscape, where the intense lilac color of the thistle flourishes among the vines. Unchangeable, the original beauty of the thistle, growing larger with the passing of time...our Los Cardos wines do the same.
Learn About Argentina
(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...
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Learn About Malbec
Angel of Argentina
Originally a common grape in Bordeaux,
Malbec adds only a small percentage to the blends there. It has, however, found another region in which to flourish -the bourgeoning wine region of
In fact, Argentinians have adopted Malbec as their national grape!
Malbec is used in small amounts in...
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