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Finca Las Nubes El Cabernet 2018/2020
Grape variety:100% Cabernet SauvignonTasting notes:The Cabernet Sauvignon grape variety produces particularly special wines in Salta, the highest altitude wine region in Argentina. This Cabernet Sauvignon is no exception. On the nose the notes of roasted pepper, roasted coffee and red fruit, typical of this varietal, stand out.The palate is full-bodied, with a long and pleasant aftertaste.Serving temperature:16 - 18° C

Content: 0.75 Liter (€17.33* / 1 Liter)

€13.00*

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Tukma Cabernet Sauvignon 2017/2018
Grape variety:100 % Cabernet SauvignonTasting notes:Cabernet Sauvignon is a very distinctive variety of the Argentine Northwest. Cabernets from this region are characterized by being very fruity, such as this Tukma Cabernet Sauvignon.It has an intense ruby red color with garnet edges. On the nose, this wine offers notes of red bell pepper and black pepper. It is also accompanied by subtle notes of damp earth and eucalyptus.On the palate it is a full-bodied wine, with medium persistence and very pleasant. Serving temperature:15 - 17°

Content: 0.75 Liter (€18.67* / 1 Liter)

€14.00*

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Hermanos Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Yacochuya / Cafayate / Salta / ArgentinaAltitude: 2000 metres above sea levelGrape variety: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon.Harvested by hand at the beginning of April in 20 kg crates, 2600 vines per hectare.Climate: Dry and warm, wide temperature differencesSoil: sandy, stonyTasting:A wine with a strong personality, scarlet red colour with violet and bluish nuances. The aromas are impressive, a mixture of scents of vanilla, chocolate and red ripe fruit. In addition, scents of paprika and even leather are clearly visible and allow a surprising taste experience. The wine has a good structure and aims for a grand finale.Drinking temperature: 16 - 18°CAlcohol: 14.5%, contains sulphites

Content: 0.75 Liter (€19.87* / 1 Liter)

€14.90*

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Domingo Molina Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Grape variety: 100% Cabernet SauvignonTasting notes:Cabernet Sauvignon wines from Salta, in Argentina's highest wine region, are characterised by their full body and aromatic palette. This wine is no exception. In the glass it has an intense ruby colour. On the nose, the typical aromas of roasted red peppers, black fruits such as cassis and black pepper stand out. On the palate it has balanced, round tannins. Although it is a complex and concentrated wine, it is easy to drink and has a long and attractive aftertaste. Only 30% of the wine has been aged in 2nd use French oak barrels for 8 months.To enjoy it to the fullest, it is recommended to open the wine 20 minutes before tasting. Serving temperature:16° - 18° C

Content: 0.75 Liter (€29.20* / 1 Liter)

€21.90*

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Tukma Gran Corte 2013/2017
Grape variety:65% Malbec, 20% Tannat, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon.Tasting notes:This blend of three varieties is an elegant yet robust wine, as wines from northwestern Argentina tend to be. Deep red in color with violet edges, its nose offers notes of ripe red fruit and grilled peppers. There are also delicate notes of coffee, thanks to the aging of this wine in oak barrels. On the palate, its flavor is balanced. It is a wine with character, structure, and ripe tannins. With a long and harmonious finish, the three grape varieties blend perfectly to offer a very interesting wine.  Serving temperature:15 - 18 ° C

Content: 0.75 Liter (€36.67* / 1 Liter)

€27.50*

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Domingo Molina Mortero 2017
Grape varieties: 84% Malbec; 3% Cabernet Sauvignon; 5% Tannat; 6% Petit Verdot; 2% MerlotTasting notes:This wine is a faithful representative of the climate and terroir of the Calchaquí Valley, and is a somewhat unusual blend for Northwest Argentina.It is a wine of great colour and structure, with spicy and ripe pepper aromas on the nose. On the palate, it is accompanied by ripe red fruit flavours, with a delicate herbaceous note.It is a persistent wine on the palate, with a long finish. Serving temperature: 16°- 17°C.

Content: 0.75 Liter (€38.53* / 1 Liter)

€28.90*

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Buy red wines from South America online:

RED WINE FROM SOUTH AMERICA: especially wine from Argentina, wine from Chile and wine from Uruguay. These are high-altitude wines at the foot of the Andes, from vineyards that range from 300 metres to 2200 metres above sea level, which give them special characteristics. Among the varieties such as Bonarda and Tannat, one notices Malbec as a red wine trademark. This category also includes the special Cuvees and Blends. If you want to buy Argentinean wine, Uruguayan wine or Chilean wine, you are visiting the right online shop.

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What is so special about South American wine?

Wines from South America have been arousing enormous interest among wine consumers and connoisseurs around the world for decades. This is mainly due to the typicality of the soils and the production techniques, which allow the different varieties of white and red wine to be produced in a special and unique way. We can appreciate this in wines from Argentinawines from Chile and wines from Uruguay. 
The geography of these countries is very diverse, and is influenced not only by the spectacular Andes mountain range, at whose foot the largest number of vineyards in Argentina and Chile are located, but also by the sea breezes and the influence of the Atlantic Ocean, which characterizes Uruguayan vineyards so much. 

Red wine from Argentina: 

Among the varieties that stand out most among the wines made in Argentina, we can find, without a doubt, Malbec at the top of the podium, followed by Cabernet SauvignonBonardaTannatMerlotSyrah and Pinot Noir

White wine from Argentina: 

Among the Argentine white wines we find a unique grape in the world: Torrontés, followed by Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillón, among others. 

Red wine from Uruguay: 

As regards Uruguayan wines, the Tannat grape stands out mainly, since this country is the main producer of wines based on this grape. Also Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Marselán, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Pinot Noir. 

White wine from Uruguay: 

Among the white wines of this country we can distinguish mainly Viognier, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Moscatel. 

Red wine from Chile: 

Regarding Chilean wines, the Cabernet Sauvignon stands out, which in this trans-Andean country is given in a very special way, followed by Carmenere, Cinsault, Merlot, Pinot Noir and Syrah. 

White wine from Chile: 

Among the white wines of Chile we find excellent Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Riesling, among others. 

Designation of origin and geographical indication: 

In all these countries there are regulations that, particularly in each one, have allowed over the years the creation of geographical indications and denominations of origin. Always respecting local regulations regarding the combination of vines and terroirs, the inventiveness of winegrowers in the production of Blends and Cuvees, both red and white, and of sparkling and rosé wines, stands out. 
In Andenweine you can also find internationally awarded wines from Argentina, Uruguay and Chile. 
From Andenweine we offer advice according to your personal taste, and we also provide you, through our articles in the section "Wine Guru", with interesting information about how to taste a wine, high altitude wines, Argentine wine regions, Uruguayan wine varieties and wine reviews.

Red Wines from South America: Basic knowledge  

Podium in world wine production:

According to data offered by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine at the end of 2021, Argentina has become the 6th wine producer (after Italy, Spain, France, USA and Australia), while Chile has moved to occupy the number 8 position in wine production at international level, as South Africa currently occupies the 7th position. Uruguay, although with growing numbers, does not reach the first 10 places in the ranking.

At what temperature should wines be served?

In order to enjoy it to the fullest, we recommend you drinking it at the right temperature:
✓ For white or rosé wines, we recommend a serving temperature from 8° to 12°C.
✓ For young or light red wines, from 12° to 15°C.
✓ For red wines with a long period of time in oak barrels, the serving temperature can vary between 14° and 18°C.
✓ For sparkling wine we recommend serving it between 7° and 9° C.

What is the advantage of drinking wines at the right temperature?

The serving temperature is important in order to maintain the balance between alcohol, freshness and structure of the wine in the mouth. It is also essential to preserve the aromatic complexity, in order to avoid some flavours being diminished by low temperature. Also a higher serving temperature increases the feeling of intense alcohol.
Remember that you should not always wait for a good moment to drink a wine. It is often the WINE that improves the moment.

What are the typical South American food pairings for Argentine, Chilean and Uruguayan wines?

Argentina is known worldwide for its beef production, so generally a Malbec from Argentina pairs wonderfully with a good grilled steak, or with the typical "asado", which is the traditional barbecue of this country.
In any case, more and more people are choosing not to eat meat in this country. Considering the great influence of Spanish and Italian food in Argentina, it is also very common to accompany red wines with pasta. More concentrated tomato sauces (such as tuco) go very well with a good Cabernet Sauvignon from Salta.
In Patagonia, it is traditional to pair fish and seafood dishes with delicious Patagonian Pinot Noir, as well as with Chardonnay. In that region and in Mendoza, there are delicious Chardonnay wines that have been aged for some time in oak barrels, so they are wines with more body and structure.
The custom of eating meat is not only Argentinean. Uruguay also eats excellent meat, which pairs very well with Uruguayan Tannat red wine, preferably those that have been aged in oak barrels.
Another Uruguayan dish par excellence is its famous "chivito", a sandwich of beef and other ingredients, usually dressed with mayonnaise and accompanied by french fries.
A typical Chilean dish is cazuela, a soup prepared with beef, chicken or lamb, which is accompanied with vegetables such as potatoes, pumpkin and corn on the cob. This is a dish that can be very well accompanied by a Carmenere red wine, either a young wine or a wine aged in barrels.
Other typical dishes such as pastel de choclo or curanto, go very well with Cabernet Sauvignon or Syrah.
Of course, in Argentina, Chile or Uruguay, people eat delicious empanadas, which can be made of meat, chicken, fish or vegetables. In the summer, a typical fried empanada can pair very well with a Torrontés wine from Salta, served chilled.

Where can I buy wine from South America online?

We suggest you to buy in our online shop Andenweine. Some of the advantages of buying wine in Andenweine are:
  • great variety of red wines, white wines and sparkling wines.
  • You will find wines from the main wineries of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
  • secure payment methods.
  • fast shipping of wines all over Europe.
  • excellent wine advice
  • selection of organic and ecological wines
  • personalized customer service
By entering our shop Andenweine you can choose from the main wine regions of South America, such as:
  • Wines from Mendoza
  • Wines from Salta
  • Wines from Canelones
  • Wines from the Colchagua Valley
  • Wines from the Casablanca Valley
  • Wines from Patagonia
  • Wines from Maldonado
  • Wines from Maipo Valley