EP 847 Brown Bag Challenge – Malbec

Gary finishes the week by blind tasting challenge with 2 Malbecs.

Wines tasted in this episode:

2008 Crios De Susana Balbo MalbecArgentine Malbec
2005 Chateau Cayrou CahorsCahors


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luca bercelli

87/100

line of the day – ‘three straight shows where I’ve pissed on the wines’

Worst brown bag show ever

Tags: Blind Tasting, malbec, red, review, Video, wine, wines

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  • elron

    Hopefully, that’s what it was and not Mott working the camera in his speedo’s.

  • Israel

    Late to the party, but one of my favorite malbec is the Punto Final from argentina…

  • bobbytiger

    The wines are what theyn are Gary.
    Nothing more, nothing less.
    Was hoping that the Susana Balbo would score higher, as I love her Torrontes. But……..
    QOTD: The Luigi Bosca Reserva is pretty good, and,
    for the bucks, the Alamos Malbec is not too bad.

  • Nik_B

    Funny episode.. your face at the end was priceless.

    QOTD – I think I'm one of the minority that don't love Malbec.. I've had some ok ones, but nothing has ever wowed me.

  • ummright!

    Wow,a dejected looking Gary V!

    Yeah, I am not a Malbec lover. I don't get the hype these wines receive, but hey, that's okay!

  • eastcoastchris

    7 Hills Vineyards, Walla Walla WA, very good malbec

  • Weston3220

    qotd: dont drink enough malbec to have a fav, have had some from cahors that I did enjoy, nad some juicy argentinas

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/SSBF3YKOXIPRUMFYZDUJ3632ZE Carlos

    Don't blame the format. We love the BB. Bring the double blinds!!!

    QOTD. I've had some interesting Loire Malbecs or Cot as they call them…

  • JayZee13

    Wow! Three in a row. Well, at least they were short! 😉

    QOTD: I'm not really a big fan of the Argentinian Malbecs. I prefer Cahors from southern France.

  • jayhitek

    QOTD: Catena

  • CigarAdam

    No need for an appology Gary, I like the format. It really lets you be honest about the vino. Cheers!

  • Jim

    I just opened the Gascon and I am enjoying it. Excellent value under 10 bucks.

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  • Anonymous

    Enjoy Malbecs, Catena single vineyards are very good. QOTD-Either Catena or Trapiche. http://www.winelx.com

  • luca bercelli

    87/100

    line of the day – ‘three straight shows where I’ve pissed on the wines’

    Worst brown bag show ever

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