Tradition and innovation intertwine among award winning wines.
On today’s show we are thrilled to share with you the magic of spectacular Argentina, the 5th largest producer of wines in the world having made such a large impact in the last 10-15 years, producing stunning world class wines. Joining us on The Wine Ladies TV this week, all the way from Argentina, Chief Winemaker Daniel Pi, TRAPICHE, one of the oldest and most award winning wineries, based in Mendoza, rich in history, dynamic and innovative and the largest exporter of premium wine brands. Please join us May 30th, 2013 for The Wine Ladies Grape Stomping Mad About Malbec Wine Tasting and Mixer at C House Lounge and Cafe. Trapiche wines will be served that evening. Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets.
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Wines featured on the show
Sparkling winine made from Chardonnay (70%), Semillon (20%) & Malbec (10%)Intense greenish-yellow color. Typical Chardonnay aromas of apples and pineapples combined with those resulting from the contact with the lees, such as toasted bread. It presents high volume in the mouth from Semillon and the touch of Malbec.Ideal as an aperitif or combined with raw fish. Serve also with desserts and fresh fruit. Available at the LCBO for $11.95. Limited time offer $10.95 until May 26th, 2013.
100 % Malbec from over 25 year-old vineyards selected from altitudes between the 900 and 1200 meters above sea level.Intense purple red color with ruby hues. Aromas of black fruit jam and liqueur, with an elegant touch of smoke, vanilla and chocolate. Sweet attack and full-bodied tannins. Long and pleasant finish.Ideal to combine with pasta and mushroom sauce, grilled red meats, stews and cheeses. The Malbec Jorge Miralles will be available on the Oct 26th release in Vintages for a price point of $39.95.
Trapiche Malbec Single Vineyard
VIÑA JORGE MIRALLES 2008
A very secial wine with only 2000 cases spread over 80 countries worldwide. A Malbec of deep red color with black tones, revealing sweet aromas of fresh stone fruits such as plums and cherries, and forest berries such as blackberries and raspberries. Notes of toasted bread, white chocolate, café latte, coconut, butterscotch and raisins stand out. Sweet as it enters the mouth, with notes of vanilla, toast and mocha. Long finish with round, very soft and concentrated tannins.Ideal to serve with dishes prepared with red meats and game cooked in a plow disc, hard cheeses and smoked cold cuts. Available by special order through Philip Dandurand Wines
Behind the scenes at the TV show
Daniel Pi and Carla Castorina, Trapiche and some of the folks from Philip Dandurand Wines, Brent Hyde, Caroline Carrier and Matt Wicksted