Gauchezco 2011 Torrontés Feature Pour at Chef Geoff’s – Washington, DC

Gauchezco 2011 Torrontés Chef Geoff Spring By – The – Glass Menu Feature.

Suggested Menu Pairing:
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Salad (Fennel, French Beans, Grapefruit, Almonds, Tarragon Vinaigrette)
or the Pan Roasted Cod (Herb Polenta, Zucchini Ribbons, Porcini Sauce)

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Uncorked Magazine: Highest Scoring Malbec Values, $27 and under

Highest Scoring Values, $27 and under

Nieto Senetiner
Malbec Mendoza Terrior Blend
Year: 2009
Avg. Score: 91
Avg. Price: $27

Bodega Sottano
Malbec Pedriel Reserva
Year: 2008
Avg. Score: 90
Avg. Price: $27

Gauchezco
Malbec Mendoza “Plata”

Year: 2009
Avg. Score: 90
Avg. Price: $19
Critics’ Consensus:
Spicy, concentrated aromas of leather and dried cheddar cheese lead to a lush, balanced palate with heft, acidity and tasty flavors of chocolate, coffee and spiced blackberry. Silky tannins support the finish, which lingers with notes of fresh tobacco and crushed berries. (WS / WE / WA)

Bodega Catena Zapata
Malbec Mendoza Catena
Year: 2009
Avg. Score: 90
Avg. Price: $15

KEY
ST — Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
WA — Wine Advocate
WE — Wine Enthusiast
WS — Wine Spectator
WSY — Wine Syndicate

Compiled by Bill Gibron

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Gauchezco 2011 Torrontés Selected for 2012 Full Circle Luncheon – Chicago, Illinois

2012 Full Circle Luncheons For Sommeliers & Wine Buyers (1er Semestre)

Por 4to año consecutivo, Full Circle Wine Solutions & Wines of Argentina se unen para ofrecer a las bodegas argentinas un nuevo ciclo de sus exitosos almuerzos.Chicago May 8, 2012

Full Circle, empresa líder de EEUU en educación del on trade para el rubro de Wines & Spirits ofrecerá experiencias de alta calidad para su vasta red de Sommeliers y mixólogos dirigidos por los MS Evan Goldstein y MS Keith Goldston.

For the 4th consecutive year, Full Circle Wine Solutions & Wines of Argentina unite to Argentinian wineries offer a new round of its successful lunch. Chicago May 8, 2012

Full Circle, a leading U.S. on trade in education for the area of ​​Wines & Spirits will offer high quality experiences for its vast network of sommeliers and mixologists directed by Evan Goldstein MS and MS Keith Goldston.

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Uncorked Magazine : Big Malbec Score Pours

“To save you the time and effort of slogging through endless lists, Uncorked has joined forces with WineBlueBook. That enterprising e-newsletter compiles and averages the scores of major wine critics for more than a thousand wines. We cull those results and offer the top 10 scores for one varietal each week” B.G.

Highest scores, $90 and under

Achaval-Ferrer
Malbec Mendoza Finca Bella Vista
Year: 2009
Avg. Score: 95
Avg. Price: $90

Altos Las Hormigas
Malbec Uco Valley Vista Flores Single Vineyard
Year: 2006
Avg. Score: 92
Avg. Price: $65

Bodega Mendel
Malbec Mendoza Finca Remota
Year: 2009
Avg. Score: 92
Avg. Price: $39

Gauchezco
Malbec Mendoza “Oro”

Year: 2008

Avg. Score: 91
Avg. Price: $40
Critics’ Consensus: Proffers a splendid nose of balsam wood, earthy minerals, exotic spices, floral notes, and assorted black fruits. Layered and loaded with velvety, lush layers of fig paste and blueberry cobbler. There’s also plenty of dark toast, but it’s integrated, with a long graphite edge hanging on the finish. (WA/WS)

Cayu
Malbec Mendoza Uco Valley
Year: 2007
Avg. Score: 91
Avg. Price: $43

Key
ST – Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
WA – Wine Advocate
WS – Wine Spectator

Compiled by Bill Gibron

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Gauchezco “Plata” Malbec Featured at Escondido Golf & Lake Club – Horseshoe Bay, Texas

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Gauchezco Featured at Malbec World Day Event April 19, Guggenheim Museum – NYC

Gauchezco “Oro” Gran Reserva Malbec and Gauchezco “Plata” Malbec will be featured at the Guggenheim Museum – Wines of Argentina event celebrating Malbec World Day.

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Gauchezco Wines Featured at Jackson Hole Film and Food Series

Indie film and culinary art meet-up this off-season with the Jackson Hole Film and Food Series. The spring series will dish-up three evenings of film paired to a chef’s gastronomic creations. Curated to deliver an innovative taste every time, each event will have a different format and feature lively interaction between film guests, the chef, and the audience.

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