Two Malbecs from Up High, at Prices that are Costco Low

Bottle of Ben Marco 2018 Malbec (left)and Piatelli Vineyards 2019 Malbec. Both from Argentina and Costco.

Fast Facts: 2019 Piatelli Vineyards Reserve Malbec, Cafayate Valley, Salta, Argentina ($9.89 @Costco in California – Item #1316321) 2018 Ben Marco Malbec, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina ($9.99* @Costco in California – Item #101580) *net price after $5 discount     Black Skins Matter There are basically three “colors” of wine grapes here on earth: white, grey … Read moreTwo Malbecs from Up High, at Prices that are Costco Low

A 94 Point World-Class Malbec from Argentina – and Costco

Bottle and front label of Tapiz 2017 Malbec

Maybe all you really need to know about this wine is on the label.  It’s a current vintage Malbec from the “right part” of Argentina, and James Suckling awarded it 94 points. Oh, and it’s just $13.79 at Costco. Ding, ding, ding! Fast facts: 2017 Tapiz Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina  ($13.79 @Costco; California – … Read moreA 94 Point World-Class Malbec from Argentina – and Costco

Two red, hot wine deals from Costco

2017 Kirkland Signature Mendoza, Argentina Malbec & 2016 Kirkland Signature Columbia Valley, Washingon State Cabernet Sauvignon

Fast facts: 2017 Kirkland Signature Mendoza, Argentina Malbec ($6.99 @Costco; California) 2016 Kirkland Signature Columbia Valley, Washingon State Cabernet Sauvignon ($8.99@Costco; California) See that 91 prominently displayed on the foil of that Kirkland Signature (KS) Malbec?  That was awarded by the esteemed James Suckling.  I am not a slave to others reviews and point systems, … Read moreTwo red, hot wine deals from Costco