So many of the wines that we see in the UK are from Mendoza, and I concede that Weavers is also guilty of not showing what the other regions of this awesome country can do. In the interest of trying to put this right, I introduce you to a wine from Patagonia, to the south of Mendoza, one of the most beautiful parts of the country.Read More
The specific region we're talking about here is Rio Negro, and the site of the Bodega Del Río Elorza enjoys some of the most fertile soils, long hours of sun and great natural irrigation, that you could wish for. The winery itself is that great combination of the worldly wise and local experience, with the internationally acclaimed wine-maker Alberto Antonino teaming up with local man Mariano Vignoni to great effect. The wines reflect this with their combination of universal appeal and local charm. The Pinot Noir is a great summer wine that is light in body but with tremendous depth of flavour, the Malbec would be great with BBQ's steak.