Four Argentine wines among the 100 best in the world
What are the Argentine wines highlighted by Suckling after tasting more than 25,000 wines from all over the world?
Rank #10: Cheval des Andes 2016 (Cheval des Andes), $3600.
Rank N°21: The Enemy Chardonnay 2017 (Bodega Aleanna), $715.
Rank N°37: Adrianna Vineyard River Stones Malbec 2017 (Catena Zapata) $7370
Post N°72: Iscay Malbec Cabernet Franc 2014 (Bodega Trapiche) $2468.
"After tasting some 1800 bottles in two weeks in Mendoza we found some surprising wines, from brilliant whites (mostly chardonnays) that can rank among the best in the world, to subtle, complex and structured malbecs, cabernet francs and cabernets sauvignons," Suckling wrote in his report, in which he even highlighted the enormous value for money of labels like El Enemigo Chardonnay: "perhaps it is one of the best value wines on earth.
Former senior editor of Wine Spectator magazine and current wine editor of the luxury magazine Asian Tatler, Suckling is one of the world's leading wine critics.