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16 March, 2011

Arge & Tina Malbec 2009

Comments : 2 Posted in : Malbec, Red Wine on by : The Gourmez

Arge & Tina Malbec 2009
San Juan, Argentina

Who can resist a pun like this wine’s name? Mr. Gourmez won this bottle of wine at a trivia game—hooray, free wine!

Nail polish and heavy spice meet my nose, but I’ve found a nail polish smell does not always make a nail polish wine. Tobacco is prominent when drinking, with raspberries and caramelized brown sugar. The spice is much less strong than when smelling it, nor is there any nail polish taste. It’s not a perfect combination of elements and definitely needs air, but it’s pretty drinkable.

Other Bloggers’ Thoughts:

What, no other bloggers have stumbled across this pun of a wine label, yet? I’m shocked.

Reviewed 2.28.11.



2 thoughts on : Arge & Tina Malbec 2009

  • the gupta
    March 27, 2011 at 11:56 am

    ha, very funny. i just won this same bottle of wine in a trivia game as well! i wanted to look up what it was that i had just won and your website was at the top of the list. very funny.

    • March 28, 2011 at 1:48 am

      Are you local? My husband won his at Tyler’s trivia in the Tobacco District in Durham.

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