Like many countries, Argentina has seen a boost in the popularity of its home-grown sparkling wines. It’s a dynamic industry driven by young consumers who are ready to challenge the traditions and try something new. Many wineries are using the Charmat method to make affordable sparkling wines although you can also discover those made using the Champenoise method. Here are some examples of award winning sparkling wine from Argentina for you to try.
Gauchezco Pinot Noir Extra Brut NV won a Silver Medal in the Summers Days category at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018 – Does not have to be a complicated wine, will offer a refreshing and crisp tasting experience ideal for accompanying time spent in the sun / shade.
The latest creation of the winemaker Mauricio Vegetti, this 100% Sparkling Pinot Noir displays a light rose colour with bright undertones and fine, persistent bubbles. The wine has tantalising aromas of fresh fruit, with an added complexity and elegance from the richness of the Pinot Noir. It has a complex mouthfeel and a smooth acidity. Perfect for any celebration with family and friends.
Find out where it’s available to buy in the UK from Connoisseur Estates
Gourvid Vicentin Sparkling Rosé Malbec won a Silver Medal in the Summers Days category at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018.
Produced in the Champenoise method. The colour is salmon pink. It has aromas of citrus peel and biscuit with a fresh and light flavour.
Jasmine Monet Black Extra Brut won a Silver Medal in the Summers Days category at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018.
Produced in the long Charmat method with 15% Pinot Noir and 85% Chardonnay. It has green apple aromas and a hint of coconut with apple flavours.
Jasmine Monet – Pink Rose won a Highly Commended Medal in the Summers Days category at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018.
Produced in the long Charmat method with 35% Pinot Noir and 65% Chardonnay. It is soft pink in colour. It has a complex aroma of white peaches, red fruits and almonds with a delicate fruit flavour.
Schroeder Deseado Sparkling Torrontes Brut NV won a Bronze Medal in the Dessert category at The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly Awards 2018 – A stand out sweeter tasting wine that will pair well with most dessert dishes.
Argentina’s signature white grape is given the sparkling treatment by this winery in Patagonia. This sparkling Torrontés presents a youthful and appealing lemon colour with green tinges. Fresh and fruity on the nose, the aroma is delicate with amazing flowery notes. The mouthfeel is elegant with notes of ripe peach and apricot, three months age on the lees added body and depth of flavour to the wine. The natural sweetness is complemented by the zesty and refreshing acidity.
Find out where it’s available to buy in the UK from Ellis Wines