Jamie Goode, wine expert for the Express uncovered this gem whilst on his travels..
“I’m just back from exploring Argentina’s thriving wine scene where I made some great new discoveries. While the South American country is justly famous for its excellent reds made from the malbec grape, there’s a lot more going on. Here I’m looking beyond malbec to see what else this intriguing country can produce.”
Zorzal Eggo Tinto de Tiza Malbec 2014, Mendoza. 13.5% alcohol
‘Here’s an interesting blend of malbec, cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon grape varieties, fermented and aged in concrete eggs. It is juicy and vibrant with spice-laden blackcurrant and black-cherry fruit, and there’s also some savoury, spicy character.’
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