It was a long, tiring week with a ton going on both at work and personally, so Friday night when my weekend finally got started after 8 pm, I opened up the 2014 Amancay Reserva Red Blend from the Uco Valley in Argentina. It was a Trader Joe’s pick at $6.99.
It has some terrible reviews on the internet, but I thought it was pretty good. It is a nice, medium body red wine for a very good price. The tannins weren’t too heavy and it has a nice balance with the fruit. Not a lot of oak, and that’s what I like. Plus it has held up well both nights, I feel like it tasted a bit bolder on the second night. There’s still more in the bottle, so I am interested to see how it changes over the next couple of days too. I’m not really sure why the couple of reviews that were there were so bad. I guess it just goes to show that wine is always a personal taste.
I didn’t take any notes, because well, exhaustion, but I would definitely buy this again.
Happy Sunday Funday!